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dra·gée   [dra-zhey]
–noun

a sugarcoated nut or candy;

a small, beadlike piece of candy, usually silver-colored and used for decorating cookies, cake, and the like;

a sugarcoated medication.

Etymology

French, from Middle French dragie

Usage:

In celebration of Michelle's fifth birthday, her mother went a bit overboard and ordered a three-tiered cake covered in marizpan flowers and sprinkled with multi-colored dragee. Unfortunately what Michelle really wanted was a Dora the Explorer cake.
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