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Gâteau

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"Chocolate gateau!"
- Ron, trying to tempt Hermione into eating (GF12)

A large rich layer cake, where some of the layers are made of cream or fruit.

 

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Etymology

"Gâteau" is a loan word from the French gâteau, "cake", so strictly speaking the first 'a' should be written as â, but in common English use that detail is often omitted.

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