Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Covered with bread crumbs and sometimes butter and grated cheese, and then browned in an oven.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With a breaded or browned crust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Cookery) With a crust made by browning in the oven, especially by sprinkling with bread crumbs or grated cheese and browning in a broiler.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Covered with a crust of breadcrumbs (and often cheese) then browned under a grill.

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

  • adjective cooked while covered with browned breadcrumbs (and sometimes cheese)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French : au, with the + gratin, scraping from the pan.]

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From French au gratin

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