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ram·e·kin / ˈramikən/ (also ram·e·kin dish) • n. a small dish for baking and serving an individual portion of food. ∎  a quantity of food served in such a dish, in particular a small quantity of cheese baked with breadcrumbs, eggs, and seasoning.

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ramekin
1. Porcelain or earthenware mould in which mixture is baked and then brought to the table, or the savoury served in a ramekin dish. Paper soufflé cases are called ramekin cases.

2. Formerly the name given to toasted cheese; now tarts filled with cream cheese.

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ramekin cheese with breadcrumbs, etc. baked. XVIII. — F. ramequin, of Gmc. orig.