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galantine

[gal-uh n-teen, gal-uh n-teen] /ˈgæl ənˌtin, ˌgæl ənˈtin/
noun
1.
a dish of boned poultry, wrapped in its skin and poached in gelatin stock, pressed, and served cold with aspic or its own jelly.
Also, galatine.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Old French galentine, gala(n)tine jellied fish or other meat, perhaps ultimately < Dalmatian galatina; see gelatin
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galantine

/ˈɡælənˌtiːn/
noun
1.
a cold dish of meat or poultry, which is boned, cooked, stuffed, then pressed into a neat shape and glazed
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin galatina, probably from Latin gelātus frozen, set; see gelatine
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