galette


ga·lette

noun \gə-ˈlet\

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

  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

Related to GALETTE

Synonyms
croquette, cutlet, fritter, cake, patty (also pattie)

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