casserole

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cas·se·role

noun \ˈka-sə-ˌrōl also ˈka-zə-\

: 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
:  a dish in which food may be baked and served
2
:  food cooked and served in a casserole
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

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