Definition of syllabub noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪləbʌb//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪləbʌb//
[countable, uncountable] (British English) Sweets and desserts
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a cold dessert (= a sweet dish) made from cream that has been mixed very quickly with sugar, wine, fruit juice, etc. to make it thick See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word Originmid 16th cent.: of unknown origin.