Definition of Jelly bean

1. Noun. Sugar-glazed jellied candy.

Exact synonyms: Jelly Egg
Generic synonyms: Candy, Confect

Definition of Jelly bean

1. Noun. A small, bean-shaped, chewy candy/sweet with a firm coating and a jelly-like center, made of sugar, flavoring, coloring and sometimes starch or other thickener, and usually sold assorted in a wide variety of flavors and bright colors. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jelly Bean

jello shooter
jelly babies
jelly baby
jelly bean (current term)
jelly beans
jelly bracelet
jelly bracelets
jelly donut
jelly donuts
jelly doughnut
jelly doughnuts
jelly egg
jelly fish
jelly fungus
jelly roll
jelly roll pan
jelly roll pans
jelly rolls

Literary usage of Jelly bean

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1. Ten-Minute Activities, Grades 1-3by Martha Cheney, Marilyn Evans, Susan Kunze by Martha Cheney, Marilyn Evans, Susan Kunze (2001)
"Say, "A jelly bean costs 2c." 3. Then ask questions such as: If you have 6c, ... Change the cost of a jelly bean and ask additional questions. ..."

2. Daily Word Problems: Student Practice Books by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"How many of each color of jelly bean are in each bowl? red green orange pink yellow purple How many jelly beans in all are in each bowl? ..."

3. Basic Math Skills, Grade 3 by Jo Ellen Moore (2003)
"If Jan chooses one jelly bean without looking, which color is she MOST likely to choose? Tell why. 2. If Jan chooses one jelly bean without looking, ..."

4. Guided Report Writing by Jill Norris (1999)
"jelly beans Making a jelly bean is a complicated process. The center of a jelly bean is made differently than the shell. Water, cornstarch, sugar, and corn ..."

5. Daily Summer Activities, Moving from Second to Third Grade by Jo Ellen Moore (2000)
"It takes a week to make a jelly bean. First water, cornstarch, sugar, and corn syrup are mixed ... Then colored syrup is poured over each jelly bean. ..."

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