Definition of tureen
1 : a deep and usually covered bowl from which foods (such as soup) are served
2 : casserole 1
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The floral pattern on a Limoges soup tureen vied with a Pollock drip painting on a wall above it.
As dramatic lights flash, Ogata dips his head into the tureen—and jerks back immediately, grimacing in pain.
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TUREEN Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of tureen for Students
: a deep bowl from which food (as soup) is served
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