Ramequin Ram"e*quin (r[a^]m"[-e]*k[i^]n), n. [F.] 1. (Cookery) A mixture of cheese, eggs, etc., formed in a mold, or served on bread. [Written also {ramekin}.] [1913 Webster]

2. The porcelian or earthen mold in which ramequins are baked and served, by extension, any dish so used. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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