oxford views updated May 29 2018
cas·se·role / ˈkasəˌrōl/ • n. a kind of stew that is cooked slowly in an oven: a chicken
casserole. ∎ a large covered dish, typically of
earthenware or glass, used for cooking such stews. • v. [tr.] cook (food) slowly in such a
dish: [as adj.] (casseroled) casseroled chicken.
oxford views updated May 14 2018
XVIII. — F., extension of cassole
, dim. of casse
— Pr. casa
:- Rom. (late L.) cattia
pan — Gr. kuáth(e)ion
, dim. of kúathos
oxford views updated Jun 11 2018
Lidded container designed for slow cooking of meat or fish and vegetables in the oven; also the food so cooked.