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galette

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noun ga·lette \gə-ˈlet\

Definition of galette

  1. 1 :  a flat round cake of pastry often topped with fruit

  2. 2 :  a food prepared and served in the shape of a flat round cake <a galette of potatoes>



Examples of galette

  1. <a golden-brown galette of lightly buttered and sautéed potato slices>



Origin of galette

French, from Old French, from galet rounded pebble, from Old French dialect (Picard), diminutive of gal pebble


First Known Use: 1775


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