You could use the 1611 definition 1611 R. COTGRAVE Dict. French & Eng. Tongues, Macarons, Macarons; little Fritter-like Bunnes, or thicke Losenges, compounded of Sugar, Almonds, Rosewater, and Muske. Johnnae On Jul 19, 2010, at 3:28 PM, Stefan li Rous wrote: > So how would you define Macaron/Macaroon? What determines whether it > is or isn't one?