noun \(ˌ)gä-ˈtō\
plural gâ·teaux or ga·teaux \-ˈtō(z)\ also gateaus

Definition of GÂTEAU

:  food baked or served in the form of a cake <eggplant gâteau>
:  a rich or fancy cake

Variants of GÂTEAU

gâ·teau or ga·teau \(ˌ)gä-ˈtō\

Origin of GÂTEAU

French, from Old French gastel, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wist sustenance, food
First Known Use: 1764


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