Definition of Macaroon

1. Noun. Chewy cookie usually containing almond paste.

Generic synonyms: Biscuit, Cookie, Cooky
Specialized synonyms: Ratafia, Ratafia Biscuit, Coconut Macaroon



Definition of Macaroon

1. n. A small cake, composed chiefly of the white of eggs, almonds, and sugar.

Definition of Macaroon

1. Noun. A soft biscuit or cookie prepared with almond or coconut dough. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Macaroon

1. a type of cookie [n -S] - See also: cookie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macaroon

macaroni
macaroni and cheese
macaroni and gravy
macaroni cheese
macaroni penguin
macaroni penguins
macaroni salad
macaroni wheat
macaronic
macaronically
macaronick
macaronics
macaronies
macaronis
macarons
macaroon (current term)
macaroonlike
macaroons
macartney
macauco
macaucos
macaulayite
macavahu
macaw
macaws
maccabaw
maccabaws

Literary usage of Macaroon

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1. A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia by Walter Rye, Robert Forby (1895)
"6. gives it as a sea term. ' The ship lusts.' *Lute. Bent, curved [EFG]. *Luthur. A ladder [Johnson]. I usually note it ' lather ' [WR]. macaroon [or ..."

2. Quick Cooking: A Book of Culinary Heresies for the Busy Wives and Mothers of by Flora Haines Loughead (1887)
"macaroon Jelly-Cake. 4 cupfuls sifted flour. 1 heaping teaspoonful baking-powder. ... When cool fill the interstices between the macaroon with jelly. ..."

3. The Mendelssohn Club Cook Book by Mendelssohn Club (Rockford, Ill.) (1909)
"macaroon Pudding. One pint whipped cream; % pound macaroons, ... macaroon Cream. —MRS. ELLIOTT WEST. One-haft box Knox's gelatine soaked 5 minutes in 1 cup ..."

4. Southern Recipes Tested by Myself by Laura Thornton Knowles (1913)
"macaroon PUDDING One dozen macaroons dipped in sherry wine, line the bottom of a dish with them, then a layer of blanched almonds and citron chopped, ..."

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