gratiné

adjective
gra·​ti·​né | \ ˌgra-tə-ˈnā How to pronounce gratiné (audio) , ˌgrä- \
variants: or gratinée

Definition of gratiné

First Known Use of gratiné

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gratiné

French, from past participle of gratiner to cook au gratin, from gratin

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“Gratiné.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gratin%C3%A9. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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