a delicate, frothy mixture made with beaten egg whites and sugar or hot syrup, and browned, used as a topping for pies, pastry, etc.
a pastry or pastry shell made by baking such a mixture, sometimes filled with fruit, whipped cream, etc.
noun, verb (used without object), méringued, méringuing.
stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with sugar and baked, often as a topping for pies, cakes, etc
a small cake or shell of this mixture, often filled with cream
whites of eggs mixed with sugar, 1706, from French méringue (18c.), of unknown origin.
[muh-ree-noh] /məˈri noʊ/ noun, plural merinos. 1. (often initial capital letter) one of a breed of sheep, raised originally in Spain, valued for their fine wool. 2. wool from such sheep. 3. a yarn or fabric made from this wool. adjective 4. made of merino wool, yarn, or cloth. /məˈriːnəʊ/ noun (pl) -nos 1. a […]
noun a fear of being bound, tied Word Origin related to mering ‘fixing of boundaries’
[mer-ee-on-ith-sheer, -sher] /ˌmɛr iˈɒn ɪθˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ noun 1. a historic county in Gwynedd, in N Wales. /ˌmɛrɪˈɒnɪθˌʃɪə; -ʃə/ noun 1. (until 1974) a county of N Wales, now part of Gwynedd
Methode d’Etude et de Realisation Informatique pour les Systemes d’Enteprise. A software engineering method popular in France; many IPSEs are based on it. (1995-01-24)