gla·​cé | \ gla-ˈsā How to pronounce glacé (audio) \

Definition of glacé

1 : made or finished so as to have a smooth glossy surface glacé silk
2 or less commonly glacéed \ gla-​ˈsād How to pronounce glacéed (audio) \ : coated with a glaze : candied glacé cherries

First Known Use of glacé

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for glacé

French, from past participle of glacer to freeze, ice, glaze, from Latin glaciare, from glacies

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“Glacé.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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