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casserole

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noun cas·se·role \ˈka-sə-ˌrōl also ˈka-zə-\

Simple Definition of casserole

  • : food (such as meat, noodles, and vegetables) baked together and served in a deep dish

  • : a deep dish used for baking

Full Definition of casserole

  1. 1 :  a dish in which food may be baked and served

  2. 2 :  food cooked and served in a casserole

  3. 3 :  a deep round usually porcelain dish with a handle used for heating substances in the laboratory

Examples of casserole

  1. I made tuna casserole for dinner.

  2. meat and noodles served in a casserole



Origin of casserole

French, saucepan, from Middle French, diminutive of casse ladle, dripping pan, from Old Occitan cassa, perhaps ultimately from Greek kyathos ladle


First Known Use: 1708


CASSEROLE Defined for Kids

casserole

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noun cas·se·role \ˈka-sə-ˌrōl\

Definition of casserole

  1. 1 :  a mix of food baked and served in a deep dish

  2. 2 :  a deep dish in which food can be baked and served




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