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1. A small, often medicated candy.
2. A tiny, hard candy used to decorate baked goods.
[French, from Old French dragie; see dredge2.]
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1. (Cookery) a sweet made of a nut, fruit, etc, coated with a hard sugar icing
2. (Cookery) a tiny beadlike sweet used for decorating cakes, etc
3. (Pharmacology) a medicinal formulation coated with sugar to disguise the taste
[C19: from French; see dredge2]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a sugarcoated nut or candy.
2. a sugarcoated medication.
[1850–55; < French; Old French dragee, dragie]
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|Noun||1.||dragee - silvery candy beads used for decorating cakes|
|2.||dragee - sugar-coated nut or fruit piece|
|3.||dragee - pill that is a sugar-coated medicated candy|
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