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lekvar

[lek-vahr] /ˈlɛk vɑr/
noun, Hungarian Cookery.
1.
a soft, jamlike spread made of sweetened prunes or apricots.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; < Hungarian lekvár jam, marmalade < Slovak, by-form of Czech lektvar electuary < Middle High German la(c)twārje, latwērge (German Latwerge) < Old French leitüaire, laitüaire < Late Latin ēlēctuārium electuary
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