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 for marmalade
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Marmalade \Mar"ma*lade\ (m[aum]r"m[.a]*l[=a]d), n. [F.
     marmelade, Pg. marmelada, fr. marm['e]lo a quince, fr. L.
     melimelum honey apple, Gr. meli`mhlon a sweet apple, an apple
     grafted on a quince; me`li honey + mh^lon apple. Cf.
     Mellifluous, Melon.]
     A preserve or confection made of the pulp of fruit, as the
     quince, pear, apple, orange, etc., boiled with sugar, and
     brought to a jamlike consistency.
     [1913 Webster]
     Marmalade tree (Bot.), a sapotaceous tree ({Lucuma
        mammosa) of the West Indies and Tropical America. It has
        large obovate leaves and an egg-shaped fruit from three to
        five inches long, containing a pleasant-flavored pulp and
        a single large seed. The fruit is called marmalade, or
        natural marmalade, from its consistency and flavor. [1913

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "marmalade":
     Jell-O, blancmange, candy, comfit, compote, confection,
     confectionery, confiture, conserve, frosting, gelatin, glaze,
     honey, icing, jam, jelly, meringue, mousse, preserve, sweet,
     sweet stuff, sweetmeat, sweets, tutti-frutti, whipped cream

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