Definitions for ramekinˈræm ɪ kɪn
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ram•e•kinˈræm ɪ kɪn(n.)
a portion of food, esp. a cheese preparation, baked and served in an open dish.
the dish itself.
Origin of ramekin:
1700–10; < F ramequin < dial. D, MD rammeken
a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
a small glass or earthenware dish, often white and circular, in which food is baked and served