cassolette

[ kas-uh-let ]
/ ˌkæs əˈlɛt /

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for cassolette

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

    The Pears of New York|U. P. Hedrick
  • There appear to be several varieties of Cassolette three or four of which bear the synonym of Lechfrion.

    The Pears of New York|U. P. Hedrick
  • This is not the same variety as the Cassolette described by Leroy.

    The Pears of New York|U. P. Hedrick