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English → English (WordNet) Definition: macaronies macaroni n 1: a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; “Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni” 2: pasta in the form of slender tubes [also: macaronies (pl)] macaronies See macaroni
English → English (gcide) Definition: Macaronies Macaroni \Mac`a*ro"ni\, n.; pl. Macaronis, or Macaronies. [Prov. It. macaroni, It. maccheroni, fr. Gr. ? happiness, later, a funeral feast, fr. ? blessed, happy. Prob. so called because eaten at such feasts in honor of the dead; cf. Gr. ? blessed, i. e., dead. Cf. Macaroon.] 1. Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of a wheat flour such as semolina, and used as an article of food; a form of Italian pasta. [1913 Webster] Note: A paste similarly prepared is largely used as food in Persia, India, and China, but is not commonly made tubular like the Italian macaroni. --Balfour (Cyc. of India). [1913 Webster] 2. A medley; something droll or extravagant. [1913 Webster] 3. A sort of droll or fool. [Obs.] --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. A finical person; a fop; -- applied especially to English fops of about 1775, who affected the mannerisms and clothing of continental Europe. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 5. pl. (U. S. Hist.) The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

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