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jello

Syllabification: jell·o
Pronunciation: /ˈjelō
 
/
(also trademark Jell-O)

Definition of jello in English:

noun

North American
A fruit-flavored gelatin dessert made from a commercially prepared powder.
Example sentences
  • Children may enjoy Popsicles, Jell-O, ice cream, or applesauce.
  • With many names - Jell-O, aspic, jelly, gelee and so on - gelatin has an identity of its own.
  • The above-mentioned red Jell-O is an easy dessert if you happen to have a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

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