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tian

 (tyäN)
n.
1. A shallow, oval, earthenware casserole.
2. The food baked in this dish, typically consisting of sliced vegetables au gratin.

[French, from Provençal, from Old Provençal, earthenware dish without handles, from Greek tēganon, variant of tagēnon, frying pan, saucepan; see tagine.]

tian

(tjæn)
n
an earthenware cooking disha traditional French vegetable stew cooked in such a dish
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