noun ter·rine \tə-ˈrēn, ter-ˈēn\

: liver or meat that has been chopped into very small pieces and cooked in a special dish

Full Definition of TERRINE

a :  tureen 1
b :  a usually earthenware dish in which foods are cooked and served
:  a mixture of chopped meat, fish, or vegetables cooked and served in a terrine

Origin of TERRINE

French — more at tureen
First Known Use: circa 1706


Next Word in the Dictionary: territPrevious Word in the Dictionary: terrigenousAll Words Near: terrine
July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears