casserole

noun
cas·​se·​role | \ ˈka-sə-ˌrōl also ˈka-zə- How to pronounce casserole (audio) \

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 on the Web Spread the meatballs with red sauce evenly in the bottom of a deep lasagna pan or ovenproof casserole dish. Tina Danze, Dallas News, "Magic meatballs: Dallas chefs share recipes for their Italian and Afghan specialties," 17 Feb. 2020 The value meals consist of casserole dishes, bone in chicken, spaghetti, lasagna and most Mexican dishes. Marcus Gutierrez, Houston Chronicle, "Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Cleveland Luby’s in Texas Emergency Hospital," 18 Jan. 2020 This is pure Italian comfort food, chicken Parmesan translated into a pasta casserole. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Sunday Suppers: A chicken Parmesan baked ziti the whole family will love," 18 Jan. 2020 So do non-monetary acts of kindness, such as shoveling a neighbor’s walk, fostering or adopting an animal, bringing a casserole to a grieving person, or simply abiding with someone in need. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, "Dust off the glitter, and give," 30 Dec. 2019 So do non-monetary acts of kindness, such as shoveling a neighbor’s walk, fostering or adopting an animal, bringing a casserole to a grieving person, or simply abiding with someone in need. Amy Dickinson, Washington Post, "Ask Amy: Dust off the glitter, and give," 30 Dec. 2019 So do non-monetary acts of kindness, such as shoveling a neighbor’s walk, fostering or adopting an animal, bringing a casserole to a grieving person, or simply abiding with someone in need. Amy Dickinson, The Denver Post, "Ask Amy: Dust off the glitter, and give," 30 Dec. 2019 Helping Teigen in the kitchen were Luna and her niece, who sprinkled cheese over a casserole. Darlene Aderoju, PEOPLE.com, "Chrissy Teigen on Why She Loves Spending Christmas in Jackson Hole, Wyoming: 'My Happy Place'," 27 Dec. 2019 The sweet potato casserole: decadent and dessert-like. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Life’s a buffet. Wear stretch pants. | Review," 2 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of casserole

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for casserole

French, saucepan, from Middle French, diminutive of casse ladle, dripping pan, from Old Occitan cassa, perhaps ultimately from Greek kyathos ladle

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22 Feb 2020

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“Casserole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/casserole. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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casserole

noun
How to pronounce casserole (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of casserole

: food (such as meat, noodles, and vegetables) baked together and served in a deep dish
: a deep dish used for baking

casserole

noun
cas·​se·​role | \ ˈka-sə-ˌrōl How to pronounce casserole (audio) \

Kids Definition of casserole

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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