mock turtle soup


Definition of mock turtle soup

: a soup made of meat (such as calf's head or veal), wine, and spices in imitation of green turtle soup

Examples of mock turtle soup in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was false advertising: the turtle was used as a lure, and only mock turtle soup was served. Gary Kamiya, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Nov. 2021 Featuring more than 70 individual entries, the portal offers a wealth of information on foods ranging from lard to mock turtle soup and frozen orange juice. Claire Bugos, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 July 2020

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First Known Use of mock turtle soup

1783, in the meaning defined above

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“Mock turtle soup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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