casserole

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noun cas·se·role \ˈka-sə-ˌrōl also ˈka-zə-\

Definition of casserole

  1. 1 :  a dish in which food may be baked and served

  2. 2 :  food cooked and served in a casserole

  3. 3 :  a deep round usually porcelain dish with a handle used for heating substances in the laboratory

Examples of casserole in a Sentence

  1. I made tuna casserole for dinner.

  2. meat and noodles served in a casserole

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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


CASSEROLE Defined for English Language Learners

casserole

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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

casserole

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noun cas·se·role \ˈka-sə-ˌrōl\

Definition of casserole for Students

  1. 1 :  a mix of food baked and served in a deep dish

  2. 2 :  a deep dish in which food can be baked and served



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