Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various round flat pastries with a sugar glaze or a sweet filling, such as fruit.
  • noun A buckwheat crepe having a savory filling, such as meat or cheese.

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  • noun A flat round pancake-like pastry from France, usually made with buckwheat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Old French, from galet, rounded pebble, diminutive of Old French gal, pebble, rock, perhaps of Celtic origin.]

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