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meringue

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noun me·ringue \mə-ˈraŋ\

Simple Definition of meringue

  • : a light, sweet mixture of egg whites and sugar that is baked and used as a topping for pies and cakes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of meringue

  1. 1 :  a dessert topping consisting of a baked mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites and sugar

  2. 2 :  a shell made of meringue and filled with fruit or ice cream

Origin and Etymology of meringue

French


First Known Use: 1706


MERINGUE Defined for Kids

meringue

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noun me·ringue \mə-ˈraŋ\

Definition of meringue for Students

  1. :  a light mixture of beaten egg whites and sugar used especially as a topping for pies or cakes




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