ramekin

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noun ram·e·kin \ˈram-kən, ˈra-mi-\

Definition of ramekin

  1. 1 :  a preparation of cheese especially with bread crumbs or eggs baked in a mold or shell

  2. 2 :  an individual baking dish

Variants of ramekin

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ramequin

Origin and Etymology of ramekin

French ramequin, from Low German ramken, diminutive of ram cream


First Known Use: circa 1706


RAMEKIN Defined for English Language Learners

ramekin

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noun ram·e·kin \ˈram-kən, ˈra-mi-\

Definition of ramekin for English Language Learners

  • : a small, usually round bowl that has steep sides and that is used for cooking and serving food for one person


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