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Definition of madeleine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

madeleine

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmædleɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmædleɪn//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈmædlen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmædlen//
 
 
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a type of small cake Word OriginFrench, probably named after Madeleine Paulmier, 19th-cent. French pastry cook.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: madeleine