au gratin

adjective au gra·tin \ ō-ˈgrä-tᵊn , ȯ- , -ˈgra- \
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of au gratin

: covered with bread crumbs or grated cheese and browned (as under a broiler)

au gratin

adverb

Examples of au gratin in a Sentence

  1. They served potatoes au gratin with the fish.

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Origin and Etymology of au gratin

French, literally, with the burnt scrapings from the pan


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au gratin

Definition of au gratin for English Language Learners

  • : covered with bread crumbs or cheese and then baked until brown


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