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gumdrop

[guhm-drop] /ˈgʌmˌdrɒp/
noun
1.
a small candy made of gum arabic, gelatin, or the like, sweetened and flavored.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; gum1 + drop
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  • He is going to be one filthy gumdrop when all is said and done.
  • But when the water dries, their bodies shrivel into much smaller gumdrop shapes.
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British Dictionary definitions for gumdrop

gumdrop

/ˈɡʌmˌdrɒp/
noun
1.
a small jelly-like sweet containing gum arabic and various colourings and flavourings Also called (esp Brit) gum
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