[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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018