bain-marie


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bain-ma·rie

 (băn′mə-rē′)
n. pl. bains-ma·rie (băn′mə-rē′)
A large pan containing hot water in which smaller pans may be set to heat materials slowly or to keep them warm, as in cooking or chemistry.

[French, from Medieval Latin balneum Mariae, bath of Maria, probably after Maria Prophetissa, an early alchemist who perhaps lived in Egypt between the first and third centuries ad.]

bain-marie

(bɛ̃mari)
n, pl bains-marie (bɛ̃mari)
(Cookery) a vessel for holding hot water, in which sauces and other dishes are gently cooked or kept warm
[C19: from French, from Medieval Latin balneum Mariae, literally: bath of Mary, inaccurate translation of Medieval Greek kaminos Marios, literally: furnace of Miriam, alleged author of a treatise on alchemy]

bain-marie

A form of poaching in which food is placed in a container which is in turn placed into another container (the bain-marie) half full with heated water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bain-marie - a large pan that is filled with hot waterbain-marie - a large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly
pan - shallow container made of metal
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bain-marie

[bɛ̃məˈri] N (bains-marie (pl)) → baño m de María
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