Any of various round flat pastries with a sugar glaze or a sweet filling, such as fruit.
A buckwheat crepe having a savory filling, such as meat or cheese.
A round, flat cake, esp. an elaborate one made for a holiday.
A pancake, esp. one of those typically made with buckwheat flour in Brittany.
Origin of galette
- French from Old French from galet rounded pebble diminutive of Old French gal pebble, rock perhaps of Celtic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition