méringue

[mey-rang]
noun, verb (used without object), méringued, méringuing.

Origin:
< French < Haitian Creole

unmeringued, adjective
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meringue (məˈræŋ)
 
n
1.  stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with sugar and baked, often as a topping for pies, cakes, etc
2.  a small cake or shell of this mixture, often filled with cream
 
[C18: from French, origin obscure]

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meringue
1706, from Fr. méringue, of unknown origin.
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Example sentences
We snatched a table and downed sparkling apple cider, veggie pot-pies and
  meringue topped with strawberries.
Most of them can make a so-called meringue to add to a lemon pie or a chocolate
  pudding.
It is round, rather flat, and has only three layers of meringue and filling.
Spoon meringue into pastry bag fitted with star tip.
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