casserole

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English[edit]

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A macaroni casserole.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French casserole.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæs.əˌɹoʊl/, [ˈkæs.əˌɹɔ̹ɫ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈkæs.əɹˌoʊl/, [ˈkæs.ɚˌɔ̹ɫ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

casserole (plural casseroles)

  1. A dish of glass or earthenware, with a lid, in which food is baked and sometimes served.
  2. Food, such as a stew, cooked in such a dish.
  3. (by extension) Food that fills the high-walled dish or pan that it was cooked in. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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  • (food cooked in such a dish): stew

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(food filling and cooked in a high-walled pan):

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Verb[edit]

casserole (third-person singular simple present casseroles, present participle casseroling, simple past and past participle casseroled)

  1. (transitive) To cook like, or as, a casserole; to stew.
    • 1999, Peter Craven, The Best Australian Essays 1999, Black Inc. (→ISBN), page 16:
      Just now I'm waiting for Tony Goodwin [the publisher] to arrive, casseroling a rabbit, fricasseeing it actually, listening to Revolver on the record player and the gale stripping the olive trees outside, and answering my correspondence, when []

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French casserolle, equivalent to casse (container, recipient) +‎ -erole (diminutive suffix), a form of -ole lengthened with -er-. The first part is derived from Medieval Latin cattia (pan) influenced by Provençal cassa. Similar, related formations include cassole (without the -er-) and casseron (using the diminutive suffix -eron, from -on).

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Noun[edit]

casserole f (plural casseroles)

  1. saucepan (utensil)
    Synonym: poêlon
  2. (transferred sense) saucepan (contents of a saucepan)
  3. (Belgium) stewpot, cooking pot
    Synonym: faitout

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