Definition of galette
1 : a flat round cake of pastry often topped with fruit
2 : a food prepared and served in the shape of a flat round cake <a galette of potatoes>
Examples of galette
<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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