a casserole dish made of pottery.
a paté or similar dish of chopped meat, game, fish, or vegetables baked in such a dish and served cold.
a tureen.

1700–10; < French; see tureen

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terrine (tɛˈriːn)
1.  an oval earthenware cooking dish with a tightly fitting lid used for pâtés, etc
2.  the food cooked or served in such a dish, esp pâté
3.  another word for tureen
[C18: earlier form of tureen]

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Run a sharp paring knife along long sides of terrine, then invert a platter over terrine and invert pâté onto platter.
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