[ mah-kuh-rohn, ‐ron ]
/ ˌmɑ kəˈroʊn, ‐ˈrɒn /


a round, colored cookie consisting of a ganache or buttercream filling between two halves made from beaten egg whites mixed with sugar and ground almonds.

Nearby words

  1. macapagal arroyo,
  2. macapagal, diosdado,
  3. macapá,
  4. macaque,
  5. macarena,
  6. macaroni,
  7. macaroni cheese,
  8. macaroni wheat,
  9. macaronic,
  10. macaroon

Origin of macaron

From French, dating back to 1995–2000; see origin at macaroon

Can be confusedmacaron macaroon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019