A rich layer cake or a pastry shell filled as with custard or mousse.
A meat, fish, or vegetable preparation shaped like a cake.
Alternative form of gateau.
A cake or pastry, especially a light one filled with custard, fruit, or nuts.
Alternative Form of gateau - gateau, g-ateau
Other Word Forms
Plural:gateaus, gateaux, gteaus, gteaux
Origin of gateau
- French from Old French gastel cake from Frankish wastil food
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition