macaron

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English[edit]

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From French, itself from Italian

Noun[edit]

macaron (plural macarons)

macaron
  1. A sweet pastry traditionally made in France.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

macaron

  1. macaroon, macaron (small pastry or cookie made with almond)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

XVIth century, from Italian maccarone, see macaroni.

Noun[edit]

macaron m (plural macarons)

  1. a sweet pastry made with almonds and egg white
    • (Can we date this quote?) Émile Zola:
      Des bocaux pleins de gâteaux secs, de macarons et de madeleines.
  2. buns rolled over the ears and worn symmetrically
    • (Can we date this quote?) Druon:
      Marie-Hélène avait changé de coiffure; elle portait maintenant deux nattes qu'elle roulait en macarons sur ses oreilles.
  3. round insignia
    Macaron tricolore.

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