Casserole meaning

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The definition of a casserole is a one pot meal cooked in the oven consisting of rice, potato or noodles, combined with vegetables and meat or fish in some type of sauce.

A combination of pasta, peas, tuna fish and cream of celery soup is an example of a casserole.

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A dish of glass or earthenware, with a lid, in which food is baked and sometimes served.
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The food baked and served in such a dish, typically rice, potatoes, or macaroni together with meat or fish and vegetables.
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Food, such as a stew, cooked in such a dish.
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(chemistry) A small-handled, deep porcelain crucible used for heating and evaporating.
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(chem.) A deep porcelain dish with a handle, used for heating or evaporating a substance.
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An earthenware or glass baking dish, usually with a cover, in which food can be cooked and then served.
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Origin of casserole

  • French saucepan diminutive of Old French casse ladle, pan from Old Provençal cassa from Medieval Latin cattia dipper from Greek kuathion diminutive of kuathos ladle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French casserole.

    From Wiktionary