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casserole

[ kas-uh-rohl ]
/ 藞k忙s 蓹藢ro蕣l /
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noun
a baking dish of glass, pottery, etc., usually with a cover.
any food, usually a mixture, cooked in such a dish.
a small dish with a handle, used in chemical laboratories.
verb (used with object), cas路se路roled, cas路se路rol路ing.
to bake or cook (food) in a casserole.
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Origin of casserole

First recorded in 1700鈥10; from French: 鈥渓adlelike pan,鈥 equivalent to casse 鈥渟mall saucepan鈥 (from Old Proven莽al cassa 鈥渓arge spoon,鈥 akin to Medieval Latin cattia 鈥渃rucible鈥; of disputed origin) + -role diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for casserole

casserole
/ (藞k忙s蓹藢r蓹蕣l) /

noun
a covered dish of earthenware, glass, etc, in which food is cooked and served
any food cooked and served in such a dishchicken casserole
verb
to cook or be cooked in a casserole

Word Origin for casserole

C18: from French, from Old French casse ladle, pan for dripping, from Old Proven莽al cassa, from Late Latin cattia dipper, from Greek kuathion, diminutive of kuathos cup
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