Definition of griddle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪdl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪdl//
In the kitchen
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a flat round iron plate that is heated on a stove or over a fire and used for cooking See related entries: In the kitchen Word OriginMiddle English (denoting a gridiron): from Old French gredil, from Latin craticula, diminutive of cratis ‘hurdle’; related to crate, grate ‘metal frame’, and grill.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: griddle