- having a smooth, glossy surface, as certain leathers or silks
- candied or glazed, as fruits
Origin of glacéFr, past participle of glacer, to freeze from Classical Latin glaciare from glacies, ice: see glacial
transitive verb-·céed′, -·cé′ing
to glaze (fruits, etc.)
- Having a smooth, glazed or glossy surface, such as certain silks or leathers.
- Coated with a sugar glaze; candied.
transitive verbgla·céed, gla·cé·ing, gla·cés
- To glaze.
- To candy.
Origin of glaceFrench from past participle of glacer to glaze, freeze from Old French to freeze from Latin glaciāre ; see glaciate .
(comparative more glacé, superlative most glacé)