Definition of "macaron" [macaron]

  • A sweet pastry traditionally made in France. (noun)

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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."
  • "Lenôtre, Dalloyau, Gérard 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."
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