The jacket is named after Italian patriot Giuseppe Garibaldi, who wore a red shirt of similar appearance. The biscuit is also named after Garibaldi. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “What about the fish?”)
garibaldi (plural garibaldis)
- (Britain) a biscuit consisting of currants squashed between layers of flaky pastry.
- A bright yellow/orange damselfish, of the genus Hypsypops, from the seas of southern California.
- A kind of jacket worn by women.
Shortened from garibaldihoed.