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[kas-uh-let] /ˌkæs əˈlɛt/
a container for cooking and serving an individual portion of food, usually made of pottery, silver, or paper, or sometimes of baked dough.
Origin of cassolette
1650-60; < French, equivalent to cassole (casse small saucepan (see casserole) + -ole diminutive suffix) + -ette -ette Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This is not the same variety as the cassolette described by Leroy.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • There appear to be several varieties of cassolette three or four of which bear the synonym of Lechfrion.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • The cassolette is so named from its resemblance to a small vessel made of copper and silver in which pastilles were burnt.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick

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