Definitions

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

  • adjective Having a smooth, glazed or glossy surface, such as certain silks or leathers.
  • adjective Coated with a sugar glaze; candied.
  • transitive verb To glaze.
  • transitive verb To candy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Iced; glossed; glossy; lustrous: as, glacé fruit; glacé silk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Smoothly coated with icing or crystals of sugar; iced; glazed; -- said of fruits, sweetmeats, cake, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective having a glossy surface
  • adjective coated with sugar; candied or crystallised

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar

Etymologies

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

[French, from past participle of glacer, to glaze, freeze, from Old French, to freeze, from Latin glaciāre; see glaciate.]

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French from glacer, to glaze or freeze

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