gratin

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gra·tin

noun \ˈgra-tən, ˈgrä-\

: a dish that has bread crumbs or cheese on top and is cooked in an oven

Full Definition of GRATIN

1
:  a brown crust formed on food that has been cooked au gratin; also :  a dish so cooked
2
:  upper crust <the gratin of London society>

Origin of GRATIN

French, from Middle French, from grater to scratch
First Known Use: 1806

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