ramequin (plural ramequins)
- Alternative form of
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(See the entry for ramequin in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
From Middle Dutch rammeken (“toasted bread”) or Middle Low German ramken (“cream”), from Middle Low German rame, rōme (“cream”), from Old Saxon *rōm (“cream”), from Proto-Germanic *raumaz (“cream”), from Proto-Indo-European *rewǝgh- (“to sour”). Cognate with Old High German roum (“cream”), Old English rēam (“cream”). More at ream.
ramequin m (plural ramequins)
- ramekin (dish for baking in oven)