marmalade definition

  • noun:
    • a definite, jellylike safeguard produced from the pulp and skin of fresh fruits, particularly citrus fruits.
    • Citrus fruit variation of jam but distinguished when you're made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by limited caramelisation during manufacture. Most commonly made with Seville oranges, and usually competent by the name of the good fresh fruit whenever made out of other kinds of fresh fruit.
    • A preserve or confection made from the pulp of fruit, whilst the quince, pear, apple, orange, etc., boiled with sugar, and delivered to a jamlike consistency.
    • A preserve or confection of pulpy consistence made from numerous fruits, specially bitter and acid fruits, for instance the lime, lemon, and barberry, and the berries of the mountain-ash, and sometimes in addition the larger fruits, like the apple, pear, plum, pineapple, quince, etc.
    • a preserve made of the pulp and skin of citrus fruits
  • verb:
    • To spread marmalade on.

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