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Dulce de leche


a Latin-American concoction of caramel and sweet cream, as a spread or flavoring for something like ice cream
Word Origin

Spanish ‘milk jam’ or ‘sweet milk’
Usage Note



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    [duhl-see-an-uh, -ah-nuh] /ˌdʌl siˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə/ noun 1. an organ stop having metal pipes and giving thin, incisive, somewhat stringlike tones. /ˌdʌlsɪˈɑːnə/ noun 1. a sweet-toned organ stop, controlling metal pipes of narrow scale

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    [duhl-suh-fahy] /ˈdʌl səˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), dulcified, dulcifying. 1. to make more agreeable; mollify; appease. 2. to sweeten. /ˈdʌlsɪˌfaɪ/ verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (rare) to make pleasant or agreeable 2. a rare word for sweeten

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