Turkish delight

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Turkish delight

n.
A candy usually consisting of jellylike cubes covered with powdered sugar.
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Turkish delight

n
(Cookery) a jelly-like sweet flavoured with flower essences, usually cut into cubes and covered in icing sugar
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Turk′ish delight′


n.
a candy made of fruit juice and gelatin, cubed and dusted with sugar. Also called Turk′ish paste′.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.Turkish delight - a jellied candy typically flavored with rose waterTurkish Delight - a jellied candy typically flavored with rose water
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
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