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gra·tin(grät′n, grăt′n, gră-tăN′)
1. A top crust consisting of bread crumbs or grated cheese mixed with butter and browned in the oven.
2. A dish topped with such a crust: "I find gratins so easy that I probably make them more than any other dish" (Martha Rose Shulman).
[French, from obsolete grater, to scratch, scrape, from Old French; see grate1.]
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(Cookery) See au gratin
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grat•in(ˈgræt n, ˈgrɑt-; Fr. graˈtɛ̃)
1. the crust formed on food cooked au gratin.
2. a dish cooked au gratin: potato gratin.
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