Macaróon. n.s. [macarone, Italian.]
- A coarse, rude, low fellow; whence macaronick poetry, in which the language is purposely corrupted.
Like a big wife, at sight of lothed meat,
Ready to travail; so I sigh and sweat,
To hear this macaroon talk on in vain. Donne.
- [Macaron, French, from μάκαρ.] A kind of sweet biscuit, made of flower, almonds, eggs, and sugar.