noun tim·bale \ˈtim-bəl; tim-ˈbäl, tam-\

Definition of timbale

  1. 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. 2 or less commonly timbal play \ˈtim-bəl\ :  one of a set of single-headed cylindrical drums played with sticks —usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of timbale

French, literally, kettledrum

First Known Use: 1824

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