From (etyl) sucre candi ("candy sugar"), from (etyl) .
(uncountable, chiefly, US) Edible, sweet-tasting confectionery containing sugar, or sometimes artificial sweeteners, and often flavored with fruit, chocolate, nuts, herbs and spices, or artificial flavors.
(countable, chiefly, US) A piece of confectionery of this kind.
* (confection) confectionery, sweets (British), lollies (Australia), sugar candy (US)
* (piece of candy) sweet (British), lolly (Australia)
* arm candy
* bee candy
* brain candy
* candy ass
* candy cane
* candy floss
* candy man
* candy store
* candy stripe
* candy striper
* cotton candy
* ear candy
* eye candy
* hard candy
* like taking candy from a baby
* nose candy
* rock candy
* sugar candy
(cooking) To cook in, or coat with, sugar syrup.
To have sugar crystals form in or on.
To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.
- Fruits preserved in sugar candy after a time.
From (etyl) .
(obsolete) a unit of mass used in southern India, equal to twenty maunds, roughly equal to 500 pounds avoirdupois but varying locally.