Butter vs Marmalade - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between butter and marmalade

is that butter is butter while marmalade is citrus fruit variant of jam but distinguished by being made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by partial caramelisation during manufacture most commonly made with seville oranges, and usually qualified by the name of the fruit when made with other types of fruit.

As a verb marmalade is

to spread marmalade on.

butter

English

(wikipedia butter)

Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl) ).

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (uncountable) A soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk (generally cow's milk).
  • (countable, obsolete, chemistry) Any specific soft substance.
  • butter of antimony
  • (uncountable) Any of various foodstuffs made from other foods or oils, similar in consistency to, eaten like or intended as a substitute for butter (preceded by the name of the food used to make it ).
  • peanut butter
    Derived terms
    * almond-butter * apple butter * as if butter would not melt in one's mouth * bean-butter * body butter * bog-butter * brandy butter * bread and butter * bread buttered on both sides * butteraceous * butter-ale * butter-and-egg man * butter and eggs, butter-and-eggs * butter and tallow tree * butter-ball, butterball * butter-back * butter-badger * butter-bag * butter-bake * butter-barrel * butter-basher * butter bean * butter-bird * butter-bitten * butter-boat * butterbore * butter-bowzy * butter-box * butter-boy * butterbread * butter brickle * butterbur * butter-bush * butter-cake * butterchurn * butter clam * butter cloth * butter color, butter colour * butter-cooler * butter cream * butter cross * buttercup * butter curler * butter-cutter * butter dish, butter-dish * butter dock, butter-dock * butter-duck * butter-factor * butter fat, butter-fat, butterfat * butter-fingered, butterfingered * butter-fingers, butterfingers * butter-fish, butterfish * butter-flip * butter-flower * butter icing * butterie * butterine * butterish * butter-jags * butter knife, butter-knife * butter-lamp * butter-leaves * butterless * butter letter * butter-man * butter-mark * butter-milk, buttermilk * butter-mold, butter-mould * butter-mouth * butter muslin * butter-nut, butternut * butter of almonds * butter of antimony * butter of arsenic * butter of bismuth * butter of cacao * butter of mace * butter of tin * butter of wax * butter of zinc * butter oil * butter paper * butter-pat * butter-pear * butter-plate * butter-print * butter-queen * butter-rigged * butter-root * butter salt * butter scoop * butterscot, butter-scotch, butterscotch * butter-slide, butterslide * butter spade * butter-spreader * butter stamp * butter-stick * butter substitute * butter tart * butter-toast * butter tongs * butter-tooth * butter-toothed * butter-tree * butter trier * butter-weed, butterweed * butter week * butter-weight * butter-whore * butter-wife * butter-woman * butter-worker * butter-working * butterwort * buttery * butter yellow * cacao butter * clarified butter * cocoa butter * coconut butter * cocum butter, kokum butter * dika-butter * drawn butter * duck butter * fairy butter, fairy's butter * Galam butter * gren butter * mahwa-butter * make butter and cheese of * May butter * melted butter * nut butter * palm-butter * peanut butter * process butter * renovated butter * rock butter * rum butter * shea butter * sugar-butter sauce * vegetable butter * witches' butter

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To spread butter on.
  • Butter the toast.
  • to move one's weight backwards or forwards onto the tips or tails of one's skis or snowboard so only the tip or tail is in contact with the snow.
  • (slang, obsolete, transitive) To increase (stakes) at every throw of dice, or every game.
  • (Johnson)
    Derived terms
    * butter one's bread on both sides * butter the cony * butter up * fine words butter no parsnips * have one's bread buttered for life * know which side one's bread is buttered on
    See also
    * butyraceous * ghee

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who butts; someone who butts in
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    marmalade

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Citrus fruit variant of jam but distinguished by being made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by partial caramelisation during manufacture. Most commonly made with Seville oranges, and usually qualified by the name of the fruit when made with other types of fruit.
  • lime marmalade
    thick cut marmalade

    Derived terms

    * marmaladey * marmalady

    Verb

    (marmalad)
  • To spread marmalade on.
  • Derived terms

    * marmalader * marmalading