Pullman pan


Entry: a lidded, rectangular pan that bakes a perfect pain de mie loaf, so named because it resembles the shape of a Pullman train car. Pullman pans come in many sizes, but a "standard" pan is about 13x4x4 inches and holds about 3 1/2 pounds (42 ounces) of dough.



@ Milton-Kindersley Advanced Dictionary