Definition of gratin in English:

gratin

Line breaks: gra¦tin
Pronunciation: /ˈgratã, ˈgratan
 
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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'.

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