galantine

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noun gal·an·tine \ˈga-lən-ˌtēn\

Definition of galantine

  1. :  a cold dish consisting of boned meat or fish that has been stuffed, poached, and covered with aspic

Origin and Etymology of galantine

French, from Old French galentine, galatine fish sauce, from Medieval Latin galatina, probably from Latin gelatus, past participle of gelare to congeal, freeze — more at cold


First Known Use: 1725

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