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tureen

noun tu·reen \tə-ˈrēn, ty-\

: a deep bowl with a cover that is used for serving food (such as soup)

Full Definition of TUREEN

1
:  a deep and usually covered bowl from which foods (as soup) are served
2
:  casserole 1

Origin of TUREEN

French terrine, from Middle French, from feminine of terrin of earth, from Vulgar Latin *terrinus, from Latin terra earth — more at terrace
First Known Use: circa 1706

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