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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [mak-uh-roon]
    • /ˌmæk əˈrun/
    • /ˌmæk.ərˈuːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [mak-uh-roon]
    • /ˌmæk əˈrun/

Definitions of macaroon word

  • noun macaroon a drop cookie made of egg whites, sugar, usually almond paste or coconut, and sometimes a little flour. 1
  • noun macaroon A light cookie made with egg white, sugar, and usually ground almonds or coconut. 1
  • noun macaroon cookie made with coconut 1
  • noun macaroon cookie made with ground almonds 1
  • countable noun macaroon Macaroons are sweet cake-like biscuits that are flavoured with coconut or almond. 0
  • noun macaroon a kind of sweet biscuit made of ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites 0

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Origin of macaroon

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
1605-15; < Middle French macaron < dialectal Italian maccarone cake or biscuit made of ground almonds; see macaroni

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Macaroon


macaroon popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 68% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

macaroon usage trend in Literature

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