macaron

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

noun

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.

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Origin of macaron

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH macaron

macaron , macaroon.
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