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gratinate

[ grat-n-eyt ]
/ ˈgræt nˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), grat·i·nat·ed, grat·i·nat·ing.

to gratiné.

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Origin of gratinate

First recorded in 1900–05; gratin + -ate1
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