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jelly British & World English

A fruit-flavoured dessert made by warming and then cooling a liquid containing gelatin or a similar setting agent in a mould or dish so that it sets into a semi-solid, somewhat elastic mass

box jelly British & World English

A jellyfish with a box-shaped swimming bell, living in warm seas

jelly bag British & World English

A fine mesh bag used for straining the juice from cooked fruit, especially so that this liquid can be made into jelly

comb jelly British & World English

A marine animal with a jellyfish-like body bearing rows of fused cilia for propulsion. They are typically small planktonic animals and are noted for their luminescence

jelly baby British & World English

A jelly-like sweet in the stylized shape of a baby

jelly bean British & World English

A bean-shaped sweet with a jelly-like centre and a firm sugar coating

jelly shoe British & World English

A sandal made from brightly coloured or translucent moulded plastic

royal jelly British & World English

A substance secreted by honeybee workers and fed by them to larvae which are being raised as potential queen bees

petroleum jelly British & World English

A translucent jelly consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons, used as a lubricant or ointment

Morton, Jelly Roll British & World English

(1885–1941), American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. He was one of the principal links between ragtime and New Orleans jazz

jelly sandal in jelly shoe British & World English

A sandal made from brightly coloured or translucent moulded plastic