ramekin

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Two different styles of ramekin

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Etymology[edit]

From French ramequin, either from dialectal Middle Dutch rammeken ‎(cheese dish)[1] or from Middle Low German ramken ‎(cream), diminutive of ram ‎(cream), from rōme, akin to Old English rēam ‎(cream), German Rahm ‎(cream). More at ream.

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ramekin ‎(plural ramekins)

  1. (cooking) A small glass or earthenware dish, often white and circular, in which food is baked and served.
  2. A cheese- or meat-based dish baked in a small mold.

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  1. ^ Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 2009, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.

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