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  1. caramelized and baked in the manner of an upside-down cake: an apple tart Tatin.
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Origin of Tatin

< French (tarte) tatin, à la Tatin, des desmoiselles Tatin; said to be after two (or more) Tatin sisters, who developed the recipe
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  • "I ain't afraid; Dod is tatin' tare of me," said the child, with a little sigh.

    A Sailor's Lass

    Emma Leslie

  • Tatin built a large model machine for him in those days, which after a 150 yard flight fell into the sea and was lost.

  • In Stringfellow's and Tatin's models the main aerofoil and balancer (tail) are practically contiguous.