A ramekin is also a small container, similar in size and shape to a cup, that is oven-proof. It is used for cooking small dishes to serve a single individual, e.g. souffles, flans etc. It is usually made from ceramic or metal.

Ram"e*kin (ram"E*kin), n.

See Ramequin. [Obs.]


© Webster 1913

Ram"e*kin, n.

= Ramequin.


© Webster 1913

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