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 (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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(French ɡratɛ̃)
(Cookery) See au gratin
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(ˈgræt n, ˈgrɑt-; Fr. graˈtɛ̃)

1. the crust formed on food cooked au gratin.
2. a dish cooked au gratin: potato gratin.
[1800–10; < French; see grate2, -ine3]
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[ˈgrætæn] ngratin m
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