- A shallow, oval, earthenware casserole.
- The food baked in this dish, typically consisting of sliced vegetables au gratin.
Origin of tianFrench from Provençal from Old Provençal earthenware dish without handles from Greek tēganon variant of tagēnon frying pan, saucepan ; see tagine.
- An oval cooking-pot, traditionally used in Provence.
OriginSee also: tiān
From Provençal French tian, from Ancient Greek τήγανον (tēganon).