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 in a Sentence
I made tuna casserole for dinner.
meat and noodles served in a casserole
Recent Examples of casserole from the Web
His charity, which hosts events for volunteers to package a nonperishable rice-and-lentil casserole mix, had been part of the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 commemoration in New York last year.
One new entrée, suggested by a senior, is a ravioli bake, said Cicalo, who also makes one of her family recipes — a chicken broccoli casserole.
Versatile design works for casseroles and other non-dessert dishes.
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Origin and Etymology of casserole
French, saucepan, from Medieval French, diminutive of casse ladle, dripping pan, from Old Occitan cassa, perhaps ultimately from Greek kyathos ladle
First Known Use: 1708See Words from the same year
CASSEROLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of casserole for English Language Learners
: food (such as meat, noodles, and vegetables) baked together and served in a deep dish
: a deep dish used for baking
CASSEROLE Defined for Kids
Definition of casserole for Students
1 : a mix of food baked and served in a deep dish
2 : a deep dish in which food can be baked and served
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