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ram·e·kinalso ram·e·quin (răm′ĭ-kĭn)
1. A small ceramic bowl used for baking and serving.
2. A dish made with cheese, eggs, and bread crumbs or unsweetened puff pastry, baked and served in such a bowl.
[French ramequin, perhaps from Dutch dialectal rammeken, toasted bread, or from Low German ramken, diminutive of ram, cream (from Middle Low German rōme).]
1. (Cookery) a savoury dish made from a cheese mixture baked in a fireproof container
2. (Cookery) the container itself
[C18: French ramequin, of Germanic origin]
or ram•e•quin(ˈræm ɪ kɪn)
1. a portion of food, esp. a cheese preparation, baked and served in an open dish.
2. the dish itself.
[1700–10; < French ramequin < dial. Dutch, Middle Dutch rammeken]
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|Noun||1.||ramekin - a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes|
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
|2.||ramekin - a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions|
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"