galette

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noun ga·lette \gə-ˈlet\

Definition of galette

  1. 1 :  a flat round cake of pastry often topped with fruit

  2. 2 :  a food prepared and served in the shape of a flat round cake a galette of potatoes

Examples of galette in a Sentence

  1. a golden-brown galette of lightly buttered and sautéed potato slices

Origin and Etymology of galette

borrowed from French, going back to Old French galete, diminutive of Norman dialect gale “kind of flat cake,” feminine derivative of Picard & Norman gal “pebble,” probably going back to pre-Latin *gallo-


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