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Jell-O

[jel-oh] /ˈdʒɛl oʊ/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of dessert made from a mixture of gelatin, sugar, and fruit flavoring, dissolved in hot water and chilled until firm.

jello

[jel-oh] /ˈdʒɛl oʊ/
noun
1.
a gelatin dessert.
Origin of jello
genericized spelling of trademarked Jell-O
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Jell-o

/ˈdʒɛləʊ/
noun
1.
trademark (in US and Canada) jelly
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Jello

n.

from Jell-O, trademark for powdered gelatin food, registered 1934 by The Jell-o Company of Canada, Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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