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marshmallow

Syllabification: marsh·mal·low
Pronunciation: /ˈmärSHˌmelō
 
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Definition of marshmallow in English:

noun

A spongy confection made from a soft mixture of sugar, albumen, and gelatin.
Example sentences
  • The marshmallow centre will sink and leave high, crisp sides.
  • A pavlova sounds a little tricky for the cook, but really it's just a meringue with a chewy or marshmallow centre and I haven't eaten one for a long time.
  • Invite each princess to build a castle of marshmallows, gumdrops, soft candies and toothpicks.

Words that rhyme with marshmallow

aloe, callow, fallow, hallow, mallow, sallow, shallow, tallow

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