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marjolaine

[mahr-juh-leyn; French mar-zhaw-len] /ˌmɑr dʒəˈleɪn; French mar ʒɔˈlɛn/
noun, plural marjolaines
[mahr-juh-leynz; French mar-zhaw-len] /ˌmɑr dʒəˈleɪnz; French mar ʒɔˈlɛn/ (Show IPA),
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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  • Dessert choices include chocolate hazelnut torte, marjolaine or banana cream pie.

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