Definition of oeuf en cocotte in English:

oeuf en cocotte

(also oeuf cocotte)


  • Chiefly in plural An egg cooked in a cocotte; specifically a dish originating in France and consisting of eggs baked in butter in individual cocottes or ramekins.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Charles Herman Senn (1862–1934). From French oeuf en cocotte from oeuf egg (ultimately from classical Latin ōvum) + en in + cocotte.


oeuf en cocotte

/ˌəːf ˌɒ̃ kə(ʊ)ˈkɒt//ˌəːf ˌɒn kə(ʊ)ˈkɒt/