[ tim-buhl; for 1, 2 also French tan-bal; Spanish teem-bah-le for 3 ]
/ 藞t瑟m b蓹l; for 1, 2 also French t蓻虄藞bal; Spanish tim藞b蓱 l蓻 for 3 /
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noun, plural tim路bales [tim-buhlz; for 1, 2 also French tan-bal]. /藞t瑟m b蓹lz; for 1, 2 also French t蓻虄藞bal/.
Also tim路bale case . a small shell made of batter, fried usually in a timbale iron.
a preparation, usually richly sauced, of minced meat, fish, or vegetables served in a timbale or other crust.
tim路ba路les. Also called tim路ba路les cre路o路les [Spanish teem-bah-les kre-aw-les]. /Spanish tim藞b蓱 l蓻s kr蓻藞蓴 l蓻s/. two conjoined Afro-Cuban drums similar to bongos but wider in diameter and played with drumsticks instead of the hands.
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Origin of timbale

First recorded in 1815鈥25; from French: literally, 鈥渒ettledrum鈥; see origin at timbal
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British Dictionary definitions for timbale

/ (t忙m藞b蓱藧l, French t蓻虄bal) /

a mixture of meat, fish, etc, in a rich sauce, cooked in a mould lined with potato or pastry
a plain straight-sided mould in which such a dish is prepared

Word Origin for timbale

C19: from French: kettledrum
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