marjolaine

[mahr-juh-leyn; French mar-zhaw-len]
noun, plural marjolaines [mahr-juh-leynz; French mar-zhaw-len] , for 2.
1.
(italics) French. marjoram.
2.
a long, narrow cake with straight sides, usually consisting of layers of meringue and chocolate butter-cream and containing chopped nuts.

Origin:
< French; Old French majorane < Medieval Latin majorana; see marjoram

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