[ mahr-juh-leyn; French mar-zhaw-len ]
/ ˌmɑr dʒəˈleɪn; French mar ʒɔˈlɛn /
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noun, plural mar·jo·laines [mahr-juh-leynz; French mar-zhaw-len] /ˌmɑr dʒəˈleɪnz; French mar ʒɔˈlɛn/ for 2.
a long, narrow cake with straight sides, usually consisting of layers of meringue and chocolate butter-cream and containing chopped nuts.
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Origin of marjolaine
<French; Old French majorane<Medieval Latin majorana;see marjoram
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