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noun ram·e·kin \ˈram-kən, ˈra-mi-\

Simple Definition of ramekin

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ramekin

  1. 1 :  a preparation of cheese especially with bread crumbs or eggs baked in a mold or shell

  2. 2 :  an individual baking dish

Variants of ramekin

also ramequin play \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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