cas·​so·​lette | \¦kasə¦let\
plural -s

Definition of cassolette 

1 : a vessel often with a perforated cover in which perfumes may be kept or burned

2 : a small casserole in which an individual portion of food is cooked and served

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History and Etymology for cassolette

French, from Middle French, from Old Provençal casoleta small saucepan, diminutive of casola saucepan, from cassa ladle, saucepan

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