Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of ramekin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mixture of cheese, eggs, etc., formed in a mold, or served on bread.
  • n. The porcelian or earthen mold in which ramequins are baked and served, by extension, any dish so used.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See ramekin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
  • n. a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • [Andre Roquet], L'Art nouveau de la peinture en fromage ou en ramequin (Marolles, 1755).

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Note 22: [Jean-André Roquet], L'Art nouveau de la peinture en fromage, ou en ramequin, inventée pour suivre le louable projet de trouver graduellement des façons de peindre inférieures à celles qui existent (Marolles, 1755). back

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Fill little paper baskets or very small ramequin cases, grate cheese over the top, and set on ice to get firm.

    Choice Cookery

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  • L'art nouveau de la peinture en fromage, ou en ramequin, inventée pour suivre le louable projet de trouver graduellement des façons de peindre inférieures à celles qui existent. (

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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