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mousseline

[moos-leen] /musˈlin/
noun
1.
Also called Chantilly, Chantilly sauce. hollandaise sauce mixed with whipped cream.
2.
any prepared dish made light and fluffy or airy, as by the mixing in of whipped cream or beaten egg whites.
adjective
3.
prepared or served with whipped cream.
Origin
< French: literally, muslin

mousseline

[moos-leen] /musˈlin/
noun, French.
1.
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  • The bride wore a gown of white mousseline and carried white roses.
  • The bride's gown was of white mousseline de sole, fashioned with lace insertion and puffs.
British Dictionary definitions for mousseline

mousseline

/French muslin/
noun
1.
a fine fabric made of rayon or silk
2.
a type of fine glass
3.
short for mousseline sauce
Word Origin
C17: French: muslin
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