[mak-uh-roon] /ˌmæk əˈrun/
a drop cookie made of egg whites, sugar, usually almond paste or coconut, and sometimes a little flour.
a kind of sweet biscuit made of ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites
1610s, “small sweet cake consisting largely of ground almonds,” from French macaron (16c.), from dialectal Italian maccarone (see macaroni). French meaning said to have been invented 1552 by Rabelais. The -oon ending was conventional in 15c.-17c. English to add emphasis to borrowings of French nouns ending in stressed -on.
[muh k-ahr-ther, muh-kahr-] /məkˈɑr θər, məˈkɑr-/ noun 1. Douglas, 1880–1964, U.S. general: supreme commander of allied forces in SW Pacific during World War II and of UN forces in Korea 1950–51. /məˈkɑːθə/ noun 1. John. 1767–1834, Australian military officer, pastoralist, and entrepreneur, born in England. He established the breeding of merino sheep in Australia and […]
[muh-kahrt-nee] /məˈkɑrt ni/ noun 1. a trailing or climbing evergreen rose, Rosa bracteata, of China, having shiny leaves and large, solitary white flowers.
[muh-kas-er] /məˈkæs ər/ noun 1. a former name of . [muh-kas-er] /məˈkæs ər/ noun 1. a former name of . /məˈkæsə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Makassar /məˈkæsə; -ˈkɑː-/ noun 1. a port in central Indonesia, on SW Sulawesi: an important native port before Portuguese (16th century) and Dutch (17th century) control; capital of […]
- Lytic cocktail
lytic cocktail n. A mixture of drugs injected intravenously to produce sedation, analgesia, amnesia, hypotension, hypothermia, and blockade of the functions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems during surgical anesthesia.