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 (mär′mīt, mär-mēt′)
1. A large covered earthenware or metal cooking pot.
2. A small, covered earthenware casserole.

[French, from Old French, hypocritical, marmite (possibly because the food is hidden inside) : marm-, akin to marmouser, to murmur + mite, cat (of imitative origin).]


1. (Cookery) a large cooking pot
2. (Cookery) soup cooked in such a pot
3. (Cookery) an individual covered casserole for serving soup
4. (Military) military US a container used to bring food to troops in the field
[from French: pot]


(Cookery) trademark Brit a yeast and vegetable extract used as a spread, flavouring, etc
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Noun1.marmite - soup cooked in a large potmarmite - soup cooked in a large pot    
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
2.marmite - a large pot especially one with legs used e.g. for cooking soup
pot - metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
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SPREADING Marmite on your morning toast could be good for lowering stress and anxiety, a study has shown.
TESCO has followed the lead of rivals Asda and Morrisons by raising the price of Marmite.
IF you love it, you will hate to discover that Marmite is going up in price.
Marmite is the brand name for a British food spread made from yeast extract and it has a devoted expat following with jars regularly snatched off the shelves of Bahrain's supermarkets.
MORRISONS has jacked up the price of Marmite by 12.
The move means Morrisons is the first supermarket to raise Marmite prices.
Alongside wanting salt on everything, I want Marmite on every piece of toast.
Unilever was understood to have been demanding a 10% hike in the price of products including Marmite, Hellmann's mayonnaise and Flora spread following the collapse in the value of the pound in the wake of the Brexit vote.
BREXIT is a bit like Marmite - you either love it or you hate it.
One day you can tell your grandchildren you survived the great Marmite famine of 2016, when clowns ran wild through the streets.
One by one Geoff introduced everyone to the animals, including a hedgehog, a barn owl, an eagle owl and even Marmite the snake.
Marmite - a rich source of the vitamin B complex - may lift your mood.