Share this entry

Share this page

gratin

Line breaks: gra¦tin
Pronunciation: /ˈɡratã, ˈɡratan
 
/

Definition of gratin in English:

noun

A dish with a lightly browned crust of breadcrumbs or melted cheese: a gratin of sole fillets [as modifier]: a gratin dish
More example sentences
  • Lightly butter an ovenproof gratin dish and arrange the chicory halves cut-side down in a single layer.
  • Pour the onion and tomato mixture over the eggs in the gratin dish and sprinkle the cheese evenly over the top.
  • Drain and place the cauliflower in the gratin dish.

Origin

French, from gratter, earlier grater 'to grate'.

Words that rhyme with gratin

Anshankaftansuntan

Definition of gratin in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day gourmand
Pronunciation: ˈɡʊəmənd
noun
a person who enjoys eating…