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blancmange Explained

blancmange at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1377, from O.Fr. blancmanger, lit. "white eating," originally a dish of fowl minced with cream, rice, almonds, sugar, eggs, etc. ///

blancmange at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U and C] BrE [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: blanc mangier 'white food']// a cold sweet food made from cornflour, milk, and sugar// American Equivalent: pudding//

blancmange at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

Blancmange at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Blancmange \Blanc*mange"\, n. [F. blancmanger, lit. white food;
blanc white + manger to eat.] (Cookery)
A preparation for desserts, etc., made from isinglass, sea
moss, cornstarch, or other gelatinous or starchy substance,
with mild, usually sweetened and flavored, and shaped in a
mold.

blancmange at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

blancmange
n : sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or
cornstarch; usually molded

blancmange at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Inter: etyl » fro: blanc mangier (white food)

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /bləˈmɒn(d)ʒ/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /bləˈmɑn(d)ʒ/

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • A simple dessert made by cooking sweetened milk with cornstarch and vanilla
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      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » dessert

  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|blanc-manger|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Desserts -
    Translation: et » blancmange
    Translation: io » blancmange
    Translation: ml » blancmange
    Translation: pl » blancmange
    Translation: ru » blancmange
    Translation: ta » blancmange
    Translation: zh » blancmange