Pronunciation: [mahr-zhoh-LAYN; mahr-zhoh-LEHN]
1. A long, rectangular dacquoise made with ground almonds and hazelnuts and layered with chocolate buttercream. 2. French for "marjoram."
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.