gâteau

[ ga-toh, gah-; French gah-toh ]

noun,plural gâ·teaux [ga-toh-tohz, gah-; French gah-toh]. /gæˈtoʊˈtoʊz, gɑ-; French gɑˈtoʊ/. French Cooking.
  1. a cake, especially a very light sponge cake with a rich icing or filling.

Origin of gâteau

1
1835–45; <French; Old French gastel (compare Middle English wastel<Old North French ) <Frankish *wastil, perhaps akin to Old English, Old Saxon wist food, nourishment

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British Dictionary definitions for gateau

gateau

gteau

/ (ˈɡætəʊ) /


nounplural -teaux (-təʊz)
  1. any of various elaborate cakes, usually layered with cream and richly decorated

Origin of gateau

1
French: cake

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