candygram etymology

English word candygram comes from English candy, English -gram (Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.)

Detailed word origin of candygram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
candy English (eng) (obsolete) A unit of mass used in southern India, equal to twenty maunds, roughly equal to 500 pounds avoirdupois but varying locally. (cooking) To cook in, or coat with, sugar syrup.. (intransitive) To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.. (intransitive) To have sugar crystals form in or on. (countable, chiefly, North America) A piece of confectionery of this [...]
-gram English (eng) Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.
candygram English (eng) A box of candy/lollies, delivered with a greeting or other prepared message, often used for Valentine's Day dances.

Words with the same origin as candygram

Descendants of candy
Descendants of -gram
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