wordhistories.net
‘marmalade’: from Latin ‘mēlŏmĕli’ and ‘mĕlĭmēla’
first recorded in 1480—from Portuguese ‘marmelada’ (quince marmalade), from ‘marmelo’ (quince), itself from Latin ‘malomellum’ (quince, sweet pome), a blend of Latin ‘mēlŏmĕli’ (syrup of preserved …