[mak-uh-ron-ik] /ˌmæk əˈrɒn ɪk/
composed of or characterized by Latin words mixed with vernacular words or non-Latin words given Latin endings.
composed of a mixture of languages.
macaronics, macaronic language.
a macaronic verse or other piece of writing.
(of verse) characterized by a mixture of vernacular words jumbled together with Latin words or Latinized words or with words from one or more other foreign languages
(often pl) macaronic verse
1610s, in reference to a form of verse consisting of vernacular words in a Latin context with Latin endings; applied loosely to verse in which two or more languages are jumbled together; from Modern Latin macaronicus (coined 1517 by Teofilo Folengo), from dialectal Italian maccarone (see macaroni), in reference to the mixture of words in the verse: “quoddam pulmentum farina, caseo, botiro compaginatum, grossum, rude, et rusticanum” [Folengo].
- Macaroni cheese
noun 1. a dish of macaroni with a cheese sauce
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[mak-uh-roon] /ˌmæk əˈrun/ noun 1. a drop cookie made of egg whites, sugar, usually almond paste or coconut, and sometimes a little flour. /ˌmækəˈruːn/ noun 1. a kind of sweet biscuit made of ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites n. 1610s, “small sweet cake consisting largely of ground almonds,” from French macaron (16c.), from dialectal […]
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