Definition of orange jelly in English:

orange jelly


  • 1A jelly flavoured with orange juice and orange peel.

  • 2(More fully "orange jelly turnip") a variety of turnip.

  • 3Any of several fungi with gelatinous orange or orange-yellow fruiting bodies.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Elizabeth Raffald (d. 1781), cook and writer on cookery.