galanty show[gə lan′tē]
a pantomime made by throwing the shadows of puppet figures on a screen or wall
Origin of galanty showearlier also galanté, probably ; from Italian galante, gallant: from the stories portrayed
A shadow play performed by casting the shadows of miniature figures on a screen or wall.
Origin of galanty showPerhaps from Italian galanti, pl. of galante, a gallant, from Old French galant; see gallant.