ramequin


ramequin

noun

  1. ramekin.

noun

  1. a small dish in which food can be baked and served.
  2. a small, separately cooked portion of a cheese preparation or other food mixture baked in a small dish without a lid.

noun

  1. a savoury dish made from a cheese mixture baked in a fireproof container
  2. the container itself

1706, from French ramequin (late 17c.), said to be from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Low German rom “cream”), from Proto-Germanic *rau(g)ma-, of uncertain origin.

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