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mousseline

noun mous·se·line \ˌmü-sə-ˈlēn, ˌmüs-ˈlēn\

Definition of MOUSSELINE

1
:  a fine sheer fabric (as of rayon) that resembles muslin
2
a :  a sauce (as hollandaise) to which whipped cream or beaten egg whites have been added
b :  mousse 1 <salmon mousseline>
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Origin of MOUSSELINE

French, literally, muslin — more at muslin
First Known Use: 1696

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