Galette meaning

gə-lĕt
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Any of various round flat pastries with a sugar glaze or a sweet filling, such as fruit.
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A buckwheat crepe having a savory filling, such as meat or cheese.
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A round, flat cake, esp. an elaborate one made for a holiday.
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A pancake, esp. one of those typically made with buckwheat flour in Brittany.
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A flat round pancake-like pastry from France, usually made with buckwheat.
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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