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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The aggregate fruit of the rose plant, consisting of several dry fruitlets enclosed by the enlarged, fleshy, usually red floral cup that is used for jelly or tea.

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  • n. the fruit of a rose plant

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  • I was always fond of those little lychee-flavored jellies that came in plastic cups, but they're a lot harder for me to find now. I also like nata de coco in my bubble tea.

    April 8, 2011

  • What sort of cup do you use for your jelly?

    April 8, 2011

  • The American Heritage Dictionary tells us this is "the enlarged, fleshy, usually red floral cup that is used for jelly or tea." I'm ashamed to admit that I use a brown and white coffee cup for my tea.

    April 8, 2011