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macaroon

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noun mac·a·roon \ˌma-kə-ˈrün\

Simple Definition of macaroon

  • : a cookie made of egg, sugar, and almonds or coconut

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of macaroon

  1. :  a small cookie composed chiefly of egg whites, sugar, and ground almonds or coconut

Origin and Etymology of macaroon

French macaron, from Italian dialect maccarone


First Known Use: circa 1611


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