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gratin

[grat-n, graht-; French gra-tan] /ˈgræt n, ˈgrɑt-; French graˈtɛ̃/
noun
1.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French, Middle French; see grate2
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British Dictionary definitions for gratins

gratin

/French ɡratɛ̃/
adjective
1.
See au gratin
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Word Origin and History for gratins

gratin

n.

light crust over a dish, 1806 (in au gratin), from French gratin "crust" (16c.), from gratter "to scrape, scratch" (see grate (v.)).

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