galanty showga·lan·ty show
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 .