Definition of terrine
1a : tureen 1b : a usually earthenware dish in which foods are cooked and served
2 : a mixture of chopped meat, fish, or vegetables cooked and served in a terrine
Recent Examples of terrine from the Web
On a mild September evening, Les Arlots, a Parisian bistro that opened last March, served a pork and duck terrine, subtly seasoned with pistachios and apricots.
The Deluxe Duck Gift Box showcases meat sourced from farms in New York state and includes magret, confit, sausage, bacon, rillettes and a terrine –
Particularly graze-worthy are chef Kaplan's clever spreads and terrines, all composed with an eye to highlighting different species of Slow Dough toasts.
There are holiday showpieces—croquembouche and buche de noel—but the dessert likely to become standard is bittersweet chocolate-espresso terrine, flourless and not great to look at but potent to eat, and one of her most popular desserts.
The menu is abbreviated for the day, offering pumpkin soup, game pâtés and terrines, turkey, goose, and prime rib of beef.
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Origin and Etymology of terrine
French — more at tureen
First Known Use: circa 1706
TERRINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of terrine for English Language Learners
: liver or meat that has been chopped into very small pieces and cooked in a special dish
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