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jelly US English

A sweet, clear, semisolid, somewhat elastic spread or preserve made from fruit juice and sugar boiled to a thick consistency

jelly US Thesaurus

grape jelly

jelly bag US 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 US English

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

jelly baby US English

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

jelly bean US English

A bean-shaped candy with a jellylike center and a firm sugar coating

jelly roll US English

A cylindrical cake with a spiral cross section, made from a flat sponge cake spread with a filling such as jam and rolled up

jelly shoe US English

A sandal made from brightly colored or translucent molded plastic

royal jelly US English

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

petroleum jelly US English

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

Morton, Jelly Roll US English

(1885–1941), US jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. He was one of the principal links between ragtime and New Orleans jazz. He formed his band, the Red Hot Peppers, in 1926

box jellyfish US English

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