marmalade

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɑːrməleɪd/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɑrməˌleɪd, ˌmɑrməˈleɪd/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(märmə lād′, mär′mə lād)



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marmalade - jam - jelly
‘marmalade’
Marmalade is a sweet food made from oranges, lemons, limes, or grapefruit. In Britain, people spread it on bread or toast and eat it as part of their breakfast.
I love toast with orange marmalade.
‘jam’ and ‘jelly’
In English marmalade refers only to a food made from oranges, lemons, limes, or grapefruit. Don't use it to refer to a similar food made from other fruits, for example blackberries, strawberries, or apricots. A food like this is called jam in British English, and jam or jelly in American English.
I bought a jar of raspberry jam.
She made us jelly sandwiches.
'marmalade' also found in these entries:
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