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gratiné

[ grat-n-ey, graht-; French gra-tee-ney ]
/ ˌgræt nˈeɪ, ˌgrɑt-; French gra tiˈneɪ /
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verb (used with object), gra·ti·néed, gra·ti·né·ing.
to bake or broil (food) in au gratin style.
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Origin of gratiné

1930–35; <French: past participle of gratiner to cook au gratin, derivative of gratin originally, burnt food adhering to the sides and bottom of a pot, derivative of grater to scrape; see grate2
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