Turkish delight

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Allegedly coined by an English traveller who could not pronounce the Arabic name, 18th c.[1]

Noun[edit]

Turkish delight (usually uncountable, plural Turkish delights)

  1. A soft, sticky confection made from starch and sugar with various flavourings.

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  1. ^ Victoria Combe (May 03, 2003), “Sweet little history”, in The Telegraph[1], retrieved September 11, 2017