galette

[ guh-let ]
/ gəˈlɛt /

noun

any of various thin, round cakes or pastries, often with a filling or topping: a galette glazed with blackberry jam; a cabbage-stuffed galette.
a savory buckwheat crepe typical of northwestern French cuisine, cooked on a griddle and garnished with meat, cheese, vegetables, or egg: Grandma always made ham-and-cheese galettes for Sunday brunch.

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Origin of galette

1775–80; < French galette, from Old French galet “smooth pebble on a beach,” from gal “pebble, chip”
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