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jelly

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒeli/

Translation of jelly in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -lies)

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  • 1 [Cookery/Cocina] 1.1 (clear jam) jalea (feminine) 1.2 (savory) gelatina (feminine), aspic (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • There's hardly a bit of a pig you can't eat, from the head boiled up in a stewy soup to the trotters with their savoury jelly and morsels of meat.
    • It tasted like eating a hunk of quivering meat jelly.
    • Slow cooked, the sinew that makes meat tough becomes jelly.
    1.3 (as dessert) (British English/inglés británico) gelatina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • They made apple jelly with the apples from the orchard.
    • Tart lemon jelly and crumbly crumbles went very well together, I thought.
    • Pour the custard off and just eat the jelly.
  • 2 (gelatinous substance) gelatina (feminine) my legs felt like jelly sentía que me temblaban las piernas
    Example sentences
    • HIV positive women can use diaphragms and cervical caps for birth control, with spermicidal cream or jelly.
    • After peeling off outer skin, they polish it with castor oil, cactus jelly, curd, ghee and turmeric powder to make it smooth and slippery.
    • Spermicide comes as a foam, jelly, or cream, and kills sperm.

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