Timbale definition

tĭmbəl, tĭm-bäl, tăm-
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A custardlike dish of cheese, chicken, fish, or vegetables baked in a drum-shaped pastry mold.
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The pastry mold in which this food is baked.
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A mixture, as of chicken, lobster, or vegetables in a cream sauce, baked in a small drum-shaped mold; also, the mold.
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A type of small pastry shell.
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Such a shell filled with a cooked food such as creamed chicken.
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A drum-shaped mould used to cook food.
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An individual serving of food so cooked.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
timbale
Plural:
timbales

Origin of timbale

  • French timbal, mold timbal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French timbale.

    From Wiktionary