[ mahr-juh-leyn; French mar-zhaw-len ]

noun,plural mar·jo·laines [mahr-juh-leynz; French mar-zhaw-len] /ˌmɑr dʒəˈleɪnz; French mar ʒɔˈlɛn/ for 2.
  1. (italics)French. marjoram.

  2. a long, narrow cake with straight sides, usually consisting of layers of meringue and chocolate butter-cream and containing chopped nuts.

Origin of marjolaine

<French; Old French majorane<Medieval Latin majorana;see marjoram

Words Nearby marjolaine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023