co·​cotte kȯ-ˈkȯt How to pronounce cocotte (audio)
plural cocottes kȯ-ˈkȯt(s) How to pronounce cocotte (audio)
: a shallow individual baking dish usually with one or two handles

Examples of cocotte in a Sentence

in the new play, she takes on the somewhat racy role of a cocotte in fin de siècle Paris
Recent Examples on the Web This best-selling, high-quality Lodge cast iron skillet is down to an unbeatable $20, and this Le Creuset mini cocotte is now just $22. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 27 Nov. 2023 There’s plenty more to browse than just the traditional cocottes Le Creuset is known for, though. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Jan. 2024 The cocottes are oven-, broiler-, and microwave-safe up to 572 degrees Fahrenheit, but they shouldn’t be used on stovetops. Lauren Taylor, Southern Living, 2 Mar. 2024 From pot pies to ice cream sundaes, the options are endless–and the cute cocotte itself will look great on your oven or in your cabinets. Rachel Simon, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2024 Le Creuset Mini Cocotte with Heart Knob $32 View On Wayfair $32 View On Nordstrom $32 Perfectly sized for baking single-serve cakes or serving ice cream sundaes, this Le Creuset mini cocotte is one of the brand’s most affordable pieces of cookware. Jessica Comstock, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Jan. 2024 Pro Tip: Grab a set of six, eight, or 12 and use the cute cocottes as individual serveware. Gabriela Izquierdo, Southern Living, 6 Dec. 2023 Available in red, green, or white, the lid of the glazed cocotte is embossed with evergreen trees and finished off with a gold star knob. Deanna Pai, Peoplemag, 3 Dec. 2023 Le Creuset Signature 9-Quart Round Enamel Cast Iron Dutch Oven Staub Cocotte There are a few differences between Staub cocottes and Le Creuset Dutch ovens. Tiffany Hopkins, Bon Appétit, 27 Nov. 2023

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Word History



First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cocotte was in 1867

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“Cocotte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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