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ra·clette

 (rä-klĕt′, ră-)
n.
1. A Swiss dish consisting of cheese melted and served on boiled potatoes or bread.
2. A firm cheese used in making this dish.

[French, from racler, to rake, scrape, from Provençal rasclar, to rake, from Old Provençal, from Vulgar Latin *rāsculāre, from *rāsculum, diminutive of Latin rāstrum, rake; see rēd- in Indo-European roots.]

raclette

(ræˈklɛt)
n
(Cookery) a Swiss dish of melted cheese served on boiled potatoes
[C20: from French, from racler to scrape, because the cheese is traditionally melted and scraped onto a plate]
Translations

raclette

n (Cook) → Raclette f or nt
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