noun me·ringue \mə-ˈraŋ\

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

Full Definition of MERINGUE

:  a dessert topping consisting of a baked mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites and sugar
:  a shell made of meringue and filled with fruit or ice cream

Origin of MERINGUE

First Known Use: 1706
MERINGUE Defined for Kids


noun me·ringue \mə-ˈraŋ\

Definition of MERINGUE for Kids

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


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