blancmange


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blanc·mange

 (blə-mänj′, -mäNzh′)
n.
A flavored and sweetened milk pudding thickened with cornstarch.

[Middle English blankmanger, a dish made with almond milk, from Old French blanc mangier : blanc, white (of Germanic origin; see bhel- in Indo-European roots) + mangier, to eat, food (from Latin manducāre; see manger).]

blancmange

(bləˈmɒnʒ)
n
(Cookery) a jelly-like dessert, stiffened usually with cornflour and set in a mould
[C14: from Old French blanc manger, literally: white food]

blanc•mange

(bləˈmɑndʒ, -ˈmɑ̃ʒ)

n.
a sweet, often flavored white pudding made with milk, cornstarch or gelatin, and sometimes ground almonds.
[1350–1400; apocopated variant of Middle English blancmanger < Middle French: literally, white eating. See blank, manger]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blancmange - sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarchblancmange - sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch; usually molded
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
Translations

blancmange

[bləˈmɒnʒ] N (Brit) → crema f (de vainilla )

blancmange

[bləˈmɒndʒ] nblanc-manger m

blancmange

nPudding m

blancmange

[bləˈmɒnʒ] nbiancomangiare m
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