Origin: Fr ramequin < MDu rammeken, cheese dish < dial. var. of rom, cream, akin to OE ream, Ger rahm
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Origin: French ramequin
Origin: , perhaps from Dutch dialectal rammeken, toasted bread
Origin: , or from Low German ramken
Origin: , diminutive of ram, cream (from Middle Low German rōme).
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