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1. Apples stewed to a pulp, and sometimes sweetened and spiced.
2. Slang Nonsense; foolishness.


(ˈæp əlˌsɔs)

1. apples stewed to a pulp and sometimes spiced with cinnamon.
2. Slang. nonsense; bunk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applesauce - puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spicedapplesauce - puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.applesauce - nonsensical talk or writing
drivel, garbage - a worthless message
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"


Slang. Something that does not have or make sense:
Informal: tommyrot.
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What You Need: * 1 cup white whole-wheat flour * 1 cup all-purpose flour * 3 teaspoons baking powder * 1/2 teaspoon salt O 1/3 cup sugar * 1 egg * 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce * 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-fat milk * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract * 1 tablespoon lemon or orange zest * 1 cup unsweetened frozen strawberries, thawed and chopped * Turbinado sugar or table sugar
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Focusing on lunch intake, over the course of six days, the study varied the sizes of a macaroni and cheese entree and accompanied the meal with as much green bean and applesauce as "side dishes" the kids wanted to consume.