Madeleine Grace Telegan has arrived!
Born Wed. 2/11/2009  8:00pm PST.
5lbs. 9ozs
18.5 inches long



mad·e·leine      (mād'ə-lěn')  Pronunciation Key  
n.   A small rich cake, baked in a shell-shaped mold. 

[After Madeleine Paulmier, 19th-century French pastry cook.] 
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    [mad-l-in, mad-l-eyn; Fr. maduh-len] Show IPA Pronunciation  
–noun, plural mad⋅e⋅leines   [mad-l-inz, mad-l-eynz; Fr.maduh-len] Show IPA Pronunciation  . 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: in allusion to a nostalgic passage in Proust's Remembrance of Things Past.
1835–45; < F, earlier gâteau à la Madeleine, after the female given name; the attribution of the recipe to an 18th century cook named Madeleine Pau(l)mier is unsubstantiated