There are 2 definitions of Marmite in English:

Marmite

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːmʌɪt
 
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noun

[mass noun] British trademark
  • A dark savoury spread made from yeast extract and vegetable extract.
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    • Many enjoy a bread spread called Marmite, a dark-colored yeast extract with a salty taste.
    • I always take Marmite and ketchup abroad; I can't travel without my Marmite.
    • What I have found in practice is that people who like to eat Marmite have symptoms that suggest they have too much yeast in their system.

Origin

early 20th century: from marmite.

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There are 2 definitions of Marmite in English:

marmite

Line breaks: mar|mite
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːmʌɪt
 
, mɑːˈmiːt
 
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noun

  • An earthenware cooking container.
    More example sentences
    • The marmitako is a simple dish that fishermen used to cook in a marmite (a small cooking pot);reason for the name, marmitako.
    • A garniture of turnips, carrots and potatoes cut in a tournage are cooked in a marmite till tender and served with the beef and sauces.
    • The evening meal was slowly cooking in a marmite suspended from a hook.

Origin

early 19th century: French, from Old French marmite 'hypocritical', with reference to the hidden contents of the lidded pot, from marmotter 'to mutter' + mite 'cat'.

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