Definition of Marmite

1. Noun. Soup cooked in a large pot.

Generic synonyms: Soup



2. Noun. A large pot especially one with legs used e.g. for cooking soup.
Generic synonyms: Pot

Definition of Marmite

1. Proper noun. (Australia British New Zealand) A sticky, dark brown, strongly flavoured spread based on a yeast extract (a by-product of beer brewing), eaten on toast, in sandwiches, etc. ¹

2. Noun. Something which people either love or hate ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To apply Marmite to. ¹

4. Noun. A rounded earthenware cooking pot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marmite

1. a large soup kettle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marmite

marmalets
marmalise
marmalised
marmalises
marmalising
marmalize
marmalized
marmalizes
marmalizing
marmarosis
marmas
marmatite
marmelade
marmennill
marmennills
marmite
marmites
marmiton
marmolite
marmoraceous
marmorated
marmoration
marmorations
marmoreal
marmoreally
marmorean
marmoreous
marmoric
marmorised
marmorization

Literary usage of Marmite

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1. Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature: To which are by Samuel Johnson (1812)
"... a. in the form of a pyramid Pyre, s. я pile on wbich the dead are burnt Pyret'ics, i, medicines which cure fever* Pyri'tes, t. a marmite ; a firestone ..."

2. The Model Kitchen by Lucy Helen Yates (1905)
"VII THE CASSEROLE AND Marmite JUST a word in the beginning, which applies to all utensils made of glazed clay : it is that such material, when new, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1861)
"To my knowledge, your marmite is the sixth that has been found in the Seine- Inferieure. Thus one was discovered at Lillebonne in 1836; and others at Loges, ..."

4. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"La marmite bout-elle, does the pot boil 1 On leur donna une grande ... La marmite bout dans cette maison, the pot boils in that house, ie they live well. ..."

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