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terrine

[tuh-reen] /təˈrin/
noun
1.
a casserole dish made of pottery.
2.
a paté or similar dish of chopped meat, game, fish, or vegetables baked in such a dish and served cold.
3.
a tureen.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < French; see tureen
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Examples for terrine
  • Run a sharp paring knife along long sides of terrine, then invert a platter over terrine and invert pâté onto platter.
British Dictionary definitions for terrine

terrine

/tɛˈriːn/
noun
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
Word Origin
C18: earlier form of tureen
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