cas·​se·​role ˈka-sə-ˌrōl How to pronounce casserole (audio)
 also  ˈka-zə-
: a dish in which food may be baked and served
: food cooked and served in a casserole
: 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 But prospective memory is the ability to remember to do something in the future – such as stopping to get milk on the way home from work, calling your mom on her birthday or remembering to take your casserole out of the oven. Sarah Raskin, The Conversation, 4 June 2024 The third was a 65-year-old woman who had shared macaroni and cheese casserole with Mr. Baker. Jessica Gallagher, New York Times, 3 June 2024 Lemon Soufflé French Toast Like a cross between bread pudding and a fancy soufflé, this golden, puffed French toast casserole makes for the most elegant of brunch dishes. Melissa Clark, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 May 2024 Some of her mother's recipes which are on the menu include the flat iron steak with zucchini casserole, the classic wedge salad and the pickle pizza flatbread featuring house made pickles. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 17 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for casserole 

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of casserole was in 1708

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Cite this Entry

“Casserole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


cas·​se·​role ˈkas-ə-ˌrōl How to pronounce casserole (audio)
: a dish in which food can be baked and served
: the food cooked and served in a casserole

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