Definition of timbale
1a : a creamy mixture (as of meat or vegetables) baked in a mold; also : the mold in which it is bakedb : a small pastry shell filled with a cooked timbale mixture
2 also tim·bal play \ˈtim-bəl\ : one of a set of single-headed cylindrical drums played with sticks —usually used in plural
Origin of timbale
French, literally, kettledrum
First Known Use: 1824
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