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ramekin

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Two different styles of ramekin

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EtymologyEdit

From French ramequin, either from dialectal Middle Dutch rammeken (cheese dish)[1] or from Middle Low German ramken (cream), diminutive of ram (cream), from rōme, akin to Old English rēam (cream), German Rahm (cream). More at ream.

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NounEdit

ramekin (plural ramekins)

  1. (cooking) A small glass or earthenware dish, often white and circular, in which food is baked and served.
  2. A cheese- or meat-based dish baked in a small mold.

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  1. ^ Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 2009, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.

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