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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
References in classic literature ?
Meg wanted me to bring some of her blancmange, she makes it very nicely, and Beth thought her cats would be comforting.
That looks too pretty to eat," he said, smiling with pleasure, as Jo uncovered the dish, and showed the blancmange, surrounded by a garland of green leaves, and the scarlet flowers of Amy's pet geranium.
One commenter on the site wrote: "Andy Murray has defeated the blancmanges for ALL TIME.
It's a little bit boozy, with layers and layers of different blancmanges, jellies, sponges and grated chocolate - it's like a Damien Hirst art piece