Pronunciation: (mad'l-in, mad"l-ān'; Fr. madu-len'),[key] —n., —pl.mad•e•leinesPronunciation: (mad'l-inz, mad"l-ānz'; Fr. madu-len').[key]French Cookery. 1. a small shell-shaped cake made of flour, eggs, sugar, and butter and baked in a mold.
2. something that triggers memories or nostalgia.
Pronunciation: (mad'l-in, -līn"; Fr. madu-len'),[key] —n. a female given name, form of Magdalen.Also,Mad'e•laine,Mad•e•lenePronunciation: (mad'l-in),[key]Mad'e•line, Mad'e•lyn.