Gateaux



[ga-toh, gah-; French gah-toh] /gæˈtoʊ, gɑ-; French gɑˈtoʊ/

noun, plural gâteaux
[ga-toh-tohz, gah-; French gah-toh] /gæˈtoʊˈtoʊz, gɑ-; French gɑˈtoʊ/ (Show IPA). French Cookery.
1.
a cake, especially a very light sponge cake with a rich icing or filling.
/ˈɡætəʊ/
noun (pl) -teaux (-təʊz)
1.
any of various elaborate cakes, usually layered with cream and richly decorated
n.

1845, from French gâteau “cake,” from Old French gastel, from Frankish *wastil “cake,” from Proto-Germanic *was-tilaz, from PIE *wes- “to eat, consume.”

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