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English definition of “jelly”

jelly

noun     /ˈdʒel.i/
[C or U] UK (US trademark Jell-O) a soft , sweet , usually brightly coloured food made from sugar , gelatine, and fruit flavours , that shakes slightly when it is moved : I've made a strawberry jelly for the children's tea . jelly and ice cream Puddings, desserts and ices A2 US (UK jam) a sweet soft food made by cooking fruit with sugar to preserve it. It is eaten on bread or cakes : a peanut butter and jelly sandwich Jams and spreads [C or U] jam that is transparent and does not contain pieces of fruit : apple jellyJams and spreads [U] any soft , slightly wet substance that shakes slightly when it is moved : Frogs ' eggs are covered in a sort of transparent jelly.Substances and structures in the bodyBodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating
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