galano

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish galán (gallant), from French galant. Doublet of galante.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈla.no/, [ɡäˈläːno]
  • Rhymes: -ano
  • Hyphenation: ga‧là‧no

Noun[edit]

galano m (plural galani)

  1. a large ribbon bow
  2. (chiefly in the plural, Venice) type of dessert in the form of fritters dusted with sugar, eaten during Carnival time; similar to angel wings
    Synonyms: bugia (Piedmont), cencio (Tuscany), chiacchiera (Lombardy), crostolo (Venice), frappa (central Italy), meraviglia (Sardinia)