timbale[tim′bəl; Fr tan bȧl′]
- a mixture, as of chicken, lobster, or vegetables in a cream sauce, baked in a small drum-shaped mold; also, the mold
- type of fried or baked pastry shell, filled with a cooked foodalso timbale case
Origin of timbaleFrench literally , kettledrum: see timbal
- A custardlike dish of cheese, chicken, fish, or vegetables baked in a drum-shaped pastry mold.
- The pastry mold in which this food is baked.
Origin of timbaleFrench, timbal, mold; see timbal.
From French timbale.