ter·​rine | \ tə-ˈrēn How to pronounce terrine (audio) , ter-ˈēn \

Definition of terrine

b : 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

Examples of terrine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make a terrine rustic with ingredients like pork and beans or go lavish with ingredients like rare game and truffles. Foren Clark, CNN, 30 May 2022 Many of the menu items go back to the beginning, including the spectacular Gâteau au foie de volaille, aka chicken liver terrine. Leslie Kelly, Forbes, 24 Apr. 2022 Starters include hamachi with avocado, black radish and yuzu dressing, foie gras torchon with date-lemon chutney, Comte souffle with caviar, and a duck terrine with pistachios and bacon. William Li, Town & Country, 22 Apr. 2022 Chilled appetizers include duck liver pate with blackberry port gelee and onion marmalade and turkey galantine but also root vegetable terrine. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 Dec. 2021 Meatloaf, for instance, is technically a terrine, though terrines usually come more aspirational than that. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 27 Sep. 2021 There’s a stunning seafood tower, escargot with a garlic custard, a Berkshire pork terrine and moules frites where Bouchot mussels are served in a white wine and vadouvan sauce and accompanied by French fries. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 30 Aug. 2021 The atmosphere is lively and the menu is focused on pork in all its forms from chops to ham to pate, but there's also duck terrine, octopus, oysters, and a few vegetable dishes. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 6 Aug. 2021 On the white tablecloth before us at Tambo 22 in Chelsea, there is an oblong plate showcasing three different causitas, miniature versions of the causa, a Peruvian potato and seafood terrine. BostonGlobe.com, 18 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of terrine

circa 1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for terrine

French — more at tureen

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3 Jun 2022

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“Terrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terrine. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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