Definition of au gratin in English:

au gratin

Pronunciation /ˌō ˈɡrätn/ /ˌoʊ ˈɡrɑtn/ /ō ˈɡratan/ /oʊ ˈɡrætæn/

Translate au gratin into Spanish


  • Sprinkled with breadcrumbs or grated cheese, or both, and browned.

    ‘lentils and mushrooms au gratin’
    • ‘I used to do a potato au gratin with mushrooms which I really like.’
    • ‘These are the traditional components of potatoes au gratin.’


French, literally ‘by grating’, from the verb gratter ‘to grate’.