Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

galantine

play
noun gal·an·tine \ˈga-lən-ˌtēn\

Definition of galantine

  1. :  a cold dish consisting of boned meat or fish that has been stuffed, poached, and covered with aspic



Origin of galantine

French, from Old French galentine, galatine fish sauce, from Medieval Latin galatina, probably from Latin gelatus, past participle of gelare to congeal, freeze — more at cold


First Known Use: 1725


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up galantine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez kittly-benders spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ