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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 ?
When you try to eat a lump comes right up in your throat and you can't swallow anything, not even if it was a chocolate caramel. I had one chocolate caramel once two years ago and it was simply delicious.
"The throne belongs to whoever is able to take it," answered Jinjur, as she slowly ate another caramel. "I have taken it, as you see; so just now I am the Queen, and all who oppose me are guilty of treason, and must be punished by the law you have just mentioned."
A box of caramels, from which she was eating, rested in her lap, and the girl seemed entirely at ease in her royal surroundings.
"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.
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.
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Summary: With use of food decorative ingredients being one of the emerging trends in the food and beverage industry, ammonia caramel is finding extensive application.
Sweet treats BBC Good Food daily recipe to collect Individual pudding pots with almond flavours from crunchy amaretti biscuits combined with smooth cream and caramel 100g amaretti biscuit (about 20) 400g soft cheese 50g golden caster sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 6 tbsp caramel sauce, we used Carnation, beaten until smooth 1 Crush the biscuits into large crumbs.
Tiny Rebel Stay Puft Salted Caramel Marshmallow Porter, 5.2% ABV, available at Tiny Rebel Cardiff, Newport, and at the brewery tap in Rogerstone.