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car·a·mel

 (kăr′ə-məl, -mĕl′, kär′məl)
n.
1. A smooth chewy candy made with sugar, butter, cream or milk, and flavoring.
2. Burnt sugar, used for coloring and sweetening foods.
3. A moderate yellow brown.

[French, from Old French, from Old Spanish caramel, caramelo, from Portuguese caramel, from Late Latin calamellus, diminutive of Latin calamus, reed, cane, from Greek kalamos.]

caramel

(ˈkærəməl; -ˌmɛl)
n
1. (Cookery) burnt sugar, used for colouring and flavouring food
2. (Cookery) a chewy sweet made from sugar, butter, milk, etc
[C18: from French, from Spanish caramelo, of uncertain origin]

car•a•mel

(ˈkær ə məl, -ˌmɛl, ˈkɑr məl)

n.
1. a liquid made by cooking sugar until it darkens, used for coloring and flavoring food.
2. a chewy candy made from sugar, butter, milk, etc.
[1715–25; < French < Sp or Portuguese caramelo < Late Latin calamellus little reed (see calumet)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caramel - firm chewy candy made from caramelized sugar and butter and milkcaramel - firm chewy candy made from caramelized sugar and butter and milk
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
2.caramel - burnt sugar; used to color and flavor food
refined sugar, sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
3.caramel - a medium to dark tan colorcaramel - a medium to dark tan color    
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
snuff-color, snuff-colour - dark yellowish brown
Adj.1.caramel - having the color of caramel; of a moderate yellow-brown
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
سُكَّرٌ مَحْروقكَرَامِيلكَرَميلّـه
karamelakaramel
karamel
karamelo
kinuskikaramellikeltaruskea
karamela
karamella
karamellabrenndur sykur
キャラメル
캐러멜
calamus
degintas cukruskaramelė
grauzdēts cukursīrisskaramele
karamel
karamellkola
คาราเมล
karamelakaramel
kem caramen

caramel

[ˈkærəməl]
A. N (= substance, flavour, sweet) → caramelo m
B. CPD caramel cream, caramel custard Nflan m

caramel

[ˈkærəməl] n
(= toffee) → caramel m
(= sugar) → caramel m

caramel

n (= substance)Karamell m; (= sweet)Karamelle f

caramel

in cpdsKaramell-;
caramel-coloured
adjhellbraun
caramel-flavoured
adjmit Karamellgeschmack

caramel

[ˈkærəml]
1. ncaramello; (sweet) → caramella
2. adj (custard, flavouring) → al caramello

caramel

(ˈkӕrəmel) noun
1. sugar melted and browned, used for flavouring. This sauce is flavoured with caramel.
2. a sweet made with sugar, butter etc, a toffee.

caramel

كَرَامِيل karamela karamel Karamelle καραμέλα caramelo kinuski caramel karamela caramello キャラメル 캐러멜 karamel karamell karmel caramelo карамель kola คาราเมล karamela kem caramen 焦糖
References in classic literature ?
I've often dreamed since then that I had a lot of chocolate caramels, but I always wake up just when I'm going to eat them.
A box of caramels, from which she was eating, rested in her lap, and the girl seemed entirely at ease in her royal surroundings.
The throne belongs to whoever is able to take it," answered Jinjur, as she slowly ate another caramel.
Just think, she never paid back one of the caramels I've given her, and never invited me to her party.
Being politely supplied with caramels, Polly sat looking and listening, feeling very young and countrified among these elegant young ladies.
She had been a regular reader of the paper for several years; and had, indeed, consulted the great man once before, when he had replied favourably to her query as to whether it would be right for her to accept caramels from Arthur, then almost a stranger.
We had cold tongue and chicken and strawberry preserves, lemon pie and tarts and chocolate cake and raisin cookies and pound cake and fruit cake -- and a few other things, including more pie -- caramel pie, I think it was.
Officials at Werther's Original believe it is so, and that is why they have introduced Werther's Original Cocoa Creme Soft Caramels, pairing rich, creamy Werther's Original caramel with a smooth, luxurious, creamy chocolate filling.
Its longer shelf life and increased use in packaged food & beverage products have led to an increased demand for powder/granular form of caramels.
Using the best and freshest of ingredients, Julie Ann Caramels has developed nearly 40 (and counting) flavors, including Gourmet Original (Butter), Sea Salt, Coconut Chocolate, Lemon Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla, Orange, Raspberry, Licorice, Smoked Almond, Mango Habanera, Maple Bacon, and many others, including several nut versions and those created by adding chocolate drizzle or by dipping.
They are said to be "hand-crafted artisanal caramels covered in premium milk chocolate with a hint of sea salt.
99, hardback) MAKES 50-60 CARAMELS INGREDIENTS 100g Lindt Excellence Cocoa 70%, roughly chopped 100ml double cream 50g clear honey 250g caster sugar Groundnut oil 1.