Quiché

[kee-chey]
noun
a Mayan language of Guatemala.
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quiche (kiːʃ)
 
n
an open savoury tart with a rich custard filling to which bacon, onion, cheese, etc, are added: quiche Lorraine
 
[French, from German Kuchen cake]

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quiche
1949, from Fr. quiche (1810), from Ger. (Alsace-Lorraine dialect) Küche, dim. of Ger. Kuchen "cake." Became fashionable 1970s; became contemptible 1980s.
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Remove from oven and quickly arrange tomato and asparagus on top of the quiche in a wagon wheel pattern.
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