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Meaning of SWEETMEAT

Pronunciation:  'sweet`meet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sweetened delicacy (as a preserve or pastry)
 

SWEETMEAT is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: confection, confectionery, sweet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sweet"meat`\, n.
1. Fruit preserved with sugar, as peaches, pears, melons,
   nuts, orange peel, etc.; -- usually in the plural; a
   confect; a confection.

2. The paint used in making patent leather.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A boat shell ({Crepidula fornicata}) of the
   American coast. [Local, U.S.]

 

 

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