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noun jelly pronunciation in British English /ˈdʒeli/
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pluraljellies
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] British a soft sweet food made from fruit juice, sugar, and gelatine that you can see through and that shakes when you touch it

    The children were sitting eating jelly and ice cream.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a sweet sticky food that is made from boiled fruit juice and sugar and is often spread on bread
  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a sauce that is made with meat juice and is made solid by adding gelatine
  4. 4
    [uncountable] a soft sticky substance

    petroleum jelly

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