capable of withstanding the heat of an oven; safe for use in cooking in an oven: an ovenproof dish.

1935–40; oven + -proof

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Spread half of the tortilla chips in one even layer on a large oval ovenproof
  platter or in a large baking dish.
Put bones, cut side up, on foil-lined baking sheet or in ovenproof skillet.
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  side down.
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