bain-marie

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French, from Medieval Latin balneum Mariae (literally Maria's bath).

Noun[edit]

bain-marie (plural bains-maries)

  1. In cooking, a large pan containing hot water, into which other smaller pans are set in order to cook food slowly, or to keep food warm.

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bain-marie m (plural bains-marie)

  1. Bain-marie.

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