meringue









meringue


noun

  1. a delicate, frothy mixture made with beaten egg whites and sugar or hot syrup, and browned, used as a topping for pies, pastry, etc.
  2. a pastry or pastry shell made by baking such a mixture, sometimes filled with fruit, whipped cream, etc.

noun, verb (used without object), mé·ringued, mé·ringu·ing.

  1. merengue.

noun

  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

n.whites of eggs mixed with sugar, 1706, from French méringue (18c.), of unknown origin.

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