noun ram·e·kin \ˈram-kən, ˈra-mi-\

: a small, usually round bowl that has steep sides and that is used for cooking and serving food for one person

Full Definition of RAMEKIN

:  a preparation of cheese especially with bread crumbs or eggs baked in a mold or shell
:  an individual baking dish

Variants of RAMEKIN

ram·e·kin also ram·e·quin \ˈram-kən, ˈra-mi-\

Origin of RAMEKIN

French ramequin, from Low German ramken, diminutive of ram cream
First Known Use: circa 1706


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