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cassolette

[kas-uh-let]
noun
  1. a container for cooking and serving an individual portion of food, usually made of pottery, silver, or paper, or sometimes of baked dough.
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Origin of cassolette

1650–60; < French, equivalent to cassole (casse small saucepan (see casserole) + -ole diminutive suffix) + -ette -ette
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Historical Examples

  • This is not the same variety as the Cassolette described by Leroy.

    The Pears of New York

    U. P. Hedrick

  • The Cassolette is so named from its resemblance to a small vessel made of copper and silver in which pastilles were burnt.

  • There appear to be several varieties of Cassolette three or four of which bear the synonym of Lechfrion.