Definition of "macaron" [macaron]
- (noun) A sweet pastry traditionally made in France.
Use "macaron" in a sentence
- "Gargantua and Pantagruel, we find hard written evidence that the word macaron meant a dessert."
- "The word macaron comes from "the Italian maccherone and the Venetian macarone (meaning fine paste), from which macaroni is also derived," says Larousse Gastronomique, the encyclopedia of French cooking."
- "LenÃ´tre, Dalloyau, GÃ©rard Mulot ... whisper just one of these magical names to any sweet tooth in the know and you will see eyes light up, lips twitch into a smile and the word macaron will roll gently off of the tongue, escape on a sigh."