tureen

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noun tu·reen \tə-ˈrēn, tyu̇-\

Definition of tureen

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

  2. 2 :  casserole 1

Origin and Etymology of tureen

French terrine, from Medieval French, from feminine of terrin of earth, from Vulgar Latin *terrinus, from Latin terra earth — more at terrace


First Known Use: circa 1706


TUREEN Defined for English Language Learners

tureen

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noun tu·reen \tə-ˈrēn, tyu̇-\

Definition of tureen for English Language Learners

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


TUREEN Defined for Kids

tureen

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noun tu·reen \tə-ˈrēn\

Definition of tureen for Students

  1. :  a deep bowl from which food (as soup) is served



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