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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Cookery) a kind of sweet biscuit made of ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites
[C17: via French macaron from Italian maccarone macaroni]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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|Noun||1.||macaroon - chewy cookie usually containing almond paste|
coconut macaroon - macaroon containing coconut
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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] n → macaron m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Makrone 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] n → amaretto (biscotto)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995