Marmalade vs Sweetmeat - What's the difference?

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Marmalade is a related term of sweetmeat.


As nouns the difference between marmalade and sweetmeat

is that 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 while sweetmeat is a sweet delicacy; a confection.

As a verb marmalade

is to spread marmalade on.

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

    sweetmeat

    English

    Alternative forms

    * sweatmeat (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sweet delicacy; a confection