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mac·a·roon

 (măk′ə-ro͞on′)
n.
A chewy cookie made with sugar, egg whites, and almond paste or coconut.

[French macaron, from Italian dialectal maccarone, dumpling, macaroni, variant of standard Italian maccherone; see macaroni.]
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macaroon

(ˌmækəˈruːn)
n
(Cookery) a kind of sweet biscuit made of ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites
[C17: via French macaron from Italian maccarone macaroni]
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mac•a•roon

(ˌmæk əˈrun)

n.
a cookie made of beaten egg whites, sugar, and almond paste or ground coconut.
[1605–15; < Middle French macaron (< Occitan) < dial. Italian maccarone; see macaroni]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macaroon - chewy cookie usually containing almond pastemacaroon - chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
ratafia biscuit, ratafia - macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur
coconut macaroon - macaroon containing coconut
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Translations

macaroon

[ˌmækəˈruːn] Nmacarrón m, mostachón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

macaroon

[ˌmækəˈruːn] nmacaron m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

macaroon

nMakrone f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

macaroon

[ˌmækəˈruːn] namaretto (biscotto)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Or how, at the tender age when a confectioner seems to him a very prince whom all the world must envy--who breakfasts on macaroons, dines on meringues, sups on twelfth-cake, and fills up the intermediate hours with sugar-candy or peppermint--how is he to foresee the day of sad wisdom, when he will discern that the confectioner's calling is not socially influential, or favourable to a soaring ambition?
So the honest, brown cookies crumbled away in obscurity, while Polly tried to satisfy her hearty appetite on one ice and three macaroons.
After about fifteen dishes, he concluded the repast with dessert, some of which he even carried out of doors, for some young gentlemen at table, amused with his coolness and gallant free- and-easy manner, induced him to pocket a handful of macaroons, which he discussed on his way to the theatre, whither everybody went in the cheery social little German place.
Wonderful macaroons, glittering liqueurs, magically-preserved tropical spices, and jellies of celestial tropical fruits, displayed themselves profusely at an instant's notice.
Serves 10 Ingredients: 600g full-fat cream cheese 500ml double cream Juice of 1 lemon 300ml full-fat creme fraiche 400g raspberries 36 x 4cm shop-bought macaroons 1 In a large bowl, whisk together the cream cheese and double cream until the cream is mixed in.
The cookery book features many of Anne's creations and I tried the coconut macaroons from Anne of Windy Poplars.
Its line of traditional macaroons has a new cousin with birthday cake macaroons, gluten-free as always and available for Passover.
Though he doesn't know that she injected the macaroons and planted them on Marlena's (Deirdre Hall) desk with a note she forged to be from Haley (Thia&nbsp;Megia), he may begin to suspect that the current predicament facing John's wife is somehow tied to her, and he will make sure to warn his dad that his mother isn't the same woman she was when she initially left Salem all those years before.
The couple drank cocktails and ate macaroons off a plate, with iced chocolate spelling "Happy Anniversary".
The 36-year old just replaced shaadi ke ladoos with macaroons!
Teacher-appreciation day approaches in February 2017, at our temple's Hebrew school in Raleigh, North Carolina, so the night before I am baking coconut macaroons. Macaroons are my recipethe thing I make.