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gratiné

[grat-n-ey, graht-; French gra-tee-ney] /ˌgræt nˈeɪ, ˌgrɑt-; French gra tiˈneɪ/
verb (used with object), gratinéed, gratinéing.
1.
to bake or broil (food) in au gratin style.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < French: past participle of gratiner to cook au gratin, derivative of gratin orig., burnt food adhering to the sides and bottom of a pot, derivative of grater to scrape; see grate2
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