Spelling Bee winning word gets the whole internet Googling what on earth 'marocain' is

Spelling Bee winning word gets the whole internet Googling what on earth 'marocain' isYou probably didn't know what marocain was yesterday, but thanks to Thursday night's nailbiting National Spelling Bee, it's all over the internet. Ananya Vinay, a sixth-grader from Fresno, was crowned winner at the 2017 Scripps annual event. After effortlessly dealing with hypapante, gifblaar, and wayzgoose, she finished the night with the winning word: marocain. She played to win and win she did. Ananya Vinay takes home the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion title and trophy. #spellingbee pic.twitter.com/9oRmIOXzyY — NationalSpellingBee (@ScrippsBee) June 2, 2017 SEE ALSO: Google points out everyone's terrible spelling, and then misspells a word The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as: "A ribbed crepe fabric used in women's clothing." The internet reacted by cheering Vinay, while simultaneously scratching its head over what on earth marocain is. I don't even know what marocain is. Good for her. — Matthew C Taylor (@mctaylo) June 2, 2017 The hell is marocain? Spellcheck is going nuts. — DJ Peterson (@DJPeterson13) June 2, 2017 I just sent an email with the word #marocain in it. Spell check did not recognize that word. #spellingbee #conspiracy — Chris Stover (@ChrisStover) June 2, 2017 Ask her how I can shoehorn marocain into a dinner party conversation before everyone on twitter reads this. — Brad Vantageous (@BradVantageous) June 2, 2017 Marocain, a lot trickier than floccinaucinihilipilification, because it's bloody French. — John Einar Funck (@EinarFunck) June 2, 2017 macaroni is easy af these words are two easy — Devin Smrekar (@dsmrekar26) June 2, 2017 Vinay looked stunned at the victory. She barely had time to react before getting a big bear hug from her father, who rushed on stage. One thing's for sure — get ready for everyone to be talking about marocain tomorrow. WATCH: If you're not drinking kombucha you're not living



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