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Meaning of CARAMEL

Pronunciation:  'karumul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a medium to dark tan color
  2. [n]  burnt sugar; used to color and flavor food
  3. [n]  firm chewy candy made from caramelized sugar and butter and milk
  4. [adj]  having the color of caramel; a moderate yellow-brown
 

CARAMEL is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: buff, caramel brown, caramel brown, caramelized sugar, chromatic, raw sienna, yellowish brown
 
 See Also: brown, brownness, candy, refined sugar, snuff-color, snuff-colour, sugar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Car"a*mel\, n. [F. caramel (cf. Sp. caramelo), LL.
canna mellis, cannamella, canamella, calamellus mellitus,
sugar cane, from or confused with L. canna reed + mel,
mellis, honey. See {Cane}.]
1. (Chem.) Burnt sugar; a brown or black porous substance
   obtained by heating sugar. It is soluble in water, and is
   used for coloring spirits, gravies, etc.

2. A kind of confectionery, usually a small cube or square of
   tenacious paste, or candy, of varying composition and
   flavor.

 

 

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