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Madeleine

[mad-l-in, -lahyn; French maduh-len] .
noun
a female given name, form of Magdalen.
Also, Madelaine, Madelene [mad-l-in] , Madeline, Madelyn.
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madeleine (ˈmædəlɪn, -ˌleɪn)
 
n
a small fancy sponge cake
 
[C19: perhaps after Madeleine Paulmier, French pastry cook]

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Madeleine
variation of Madeline. The kind of small, rich confection is attested from 1845, named for Madeleine Paulmier, 19c. Fr. pastry cook; any use with a sense of "small thing that evokes powerful nostalgia" is due to Proust (1922).
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