lekvar


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lek·var

 (lĕk′vär)
n.
A sweet spread or pastry filling made of prunes or apricots.

[Hungarian lekvár, jam, from Slovak, from Czech lektvar, electuary, from Middle High German lactwārje, latwērge, from Old French leituaire, from Late Latin ēlēctuārium, electuary; see electuary.]

lekvar

(ˈlɛkˌvɑː)
n
a sweet purée, usually made from prunes or apricots, used chiefly as a pie filling

lek•var

(ˈlɛk vɑr)

n.
a jamlike spread of prunes or apricots, often used as a pastry filling.
[1955–60; < Hungarian lekvár jam, marmalade < Slovak; compare Czech lektvar electuary « Late Latin ēlēctuārium electuary]
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Noun1.lekvar - a sweet filling made of prunes or apricots
filling - a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
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The purees we tested included four all-prune types: Gerber prune baby food, WonderSlim (a fat substitute), Solo Prune Plum Lekvar Filling (a sweetened dessert filling and fat replacement), and a homemade puree (1/2 cup soft prunes whirled in a blender with 3 tablespoons hot water until smooth).
2 1/2 to 3 cups sugar-free apricot preserves OR lekvar