About The Word Jelly

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Jelly

Jelly Meaning & Definition
Jelly Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jelly?

[n] a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
[n] an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
[n] a substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods
[v] make into jelly; "jellify a liquid"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jelly: gelatin | jellify

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jelly: albumen | batter | beat up | blancmange | bonnyclabber | butter | cake | candy | churn | clabber | clot | clump | cluster | coagulate | colloid | colloidize | comfit | compote | concrete | confection | confectionery | confiture | congeal | conserve | cornstarch | cream | curd | curdle | dough | egg white | emulsify | emulsionize | frosting | gaum | gel | gelatin | gelatinate | gelatinize | glair | glaze | glop | glue | gluten | goo | gook | goop | gruel | gumbo | gunk | honey | icing | incrassate | inspissate | jam | jell | jellify | Jell-O | knot | loblolly | lopper | lump | marmalade | meringue | molasses | mousse | mucilage | mucus | pap | paste | porridge | preserve | pudding | pulp | puree | putty | rob | semifluid | semiliquid | set | size | soup | starch | sticky mess | sweet | sweet stuff | sweetmeat | sweets | syrup | thick | thicken | treacle | tutti-frutti | whip | whipped cream

See Also | apple jelly | aspic | calf's-foot jelly | change integrity | conserve | conserves | dainty | delicacy | gelatin dessert | goody | grape jelly | kickshaw | matter | mineral jelly | petrolatum | petroleum jelly | preserve | preserves | substance | treat

Jelly In Webster's Dictionary

\Jel"ly\, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F. gel['e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] 1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a condition between liquid and solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like. 2. The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an elastic consistence; as, currant jelly; calf's-foot jelly. {Jelly bag}, a bag through which the material for jelly is strained. {Jelly mold}, a mold for forming jelly in ornamental shapes. {Jelly plant} (Bot.), Australian name of an edible seaweed ({Eucheuma speciosum}), from which an excellent jelly is made. --J. Smith. {Jelly powder}, an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and collodion cotton; -- so called from its resemblance to calf's-foot jelly.
\Jel"ly\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jellied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jellying}.] To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly.

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