terrine

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noun ter·rine \tə-ˈrēn, ter-ˈēn\

Definition of terrine

  1. 1a :  tureen 1b :  a usually earthenware dish in which foods are cooked and served

  2. 2 :  a mixture of chopped meat, fish, or vegetables cooked and served in a terrine

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Origin and Etymology of terrine

French — more at tureen


First Known Use: circa 1706


TERRINE Defined for English Language Learners

terrine

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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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