jelly(redirected from Jelly (disambiguation))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
n., pl. -lies, n.
marmalade jam jelly
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.
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.
Past participle: jellied
|Noun||1.||jelly - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods|
calf's-foot jelly - a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet
gelatin dessert - jellied dessert made with gelatin and fruit juice or water
aspic - savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
|2.||jelly - a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit|
apple jelly - jelly made from apple juice
grape jelly - jelly made from grape juice
|3.||jelly - any substance having the consistency of jelly or gelatin|
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
|Verb||1.||jelly - make into jelly; "jellify a liquid"|
change integrity - change in physical make-up