tureen


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tu·reen

 (to͝o-rēn′, tyo͝o-)
n.
A broad, deep, usually covered dish used for serving foods such as soups or stews.

[French terrine, from Old French, from feminine of terrin, earthen, from Vulgar Latin *terrīnus, from Latin terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

tureen

(təˈriːn)
n
(Cookery) a large deep usually rounded dish with a cover, used for serving soups, stews, etc
[C18: from French terrine earthenware vessel, from terrin made of earthenware, from Vulgar Latin terrīnus (unattested) earthen, from Latin terra earth]

tu•reen

(tʊˈrin, tyʊ-)

n.
a large, deep, covered dish for serving soup, stew, etc.
[1700–10; < French terrine earthenware dish, Middle French, feminine of terrin earthen < Vulgar Latin *terrīnus, derivative of Latin terr(a) earth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tureen - large deep serving dish with a covertureen - large deep serving dish with a cover; for serving soups and stews
serving dish - a dish used for serving food
Translations
liemimalja

tureen

[təˈriːn] Nsopera f

tureen

[tjuəˈriːn] nsoupière f

tureen

n(Suppen)terrine f

tureen

[təˈriːn] nzuppiera
References in classic literature ?
Well, a day or two afterwards, when I returned from drill, Nikifor says to me: 'We oughtn't to have left our tureen with the old lady, I've nothing to serve the soup in.
I asked how it came about that the tureen had been left.
cried a voice from the soup tureen, and Alice turned again, just in time to see the Queen's broad good-natured face grinning at her for a moment over the edge of the tureen, before she disappeared into the soup.
My stomach used to quail within me, in those times, when the tureen was taken off and the inevitable gravy-soup smell renewed its daily acquaintance with my nostrils, and warned me of the persistent eatable formalities that were certain to follow.
Dobbin helped him to it; for the lady of the house, before whom the tureen was placed, was so ignorant of the contents, that she was going to help Mr.
He seized a tureen of hot apple sauce (the first thing that came under his gripe) and dashed it full against the speaker's face and neck; who instantly commenced a lament that brought Isabella and Catherine hurrying to the place.
At this moment Bruno appeared, wearing a little white apron to show that he was a Cook, and carrying a tureen full of very queer-looking soup.
He served the company through the noon meal, although it was all he could do to refrain from capsizing the big tureen of split-pea soup over the head of Simon Nishikanta.
For dinner we'll have a tureen of the hottest and strongest soup available, and we'll have the best made-dish that can be recommended, and we'll have a joint (such as a haunch of mutton), and we'll have a goose, or a turkey, or any little stuffed thing of that sort that may happen to be in the bill of fare--in short, we'll have whatever there is on hand.
Whereupon the apoplectic butler whisked off the top of the soup tureen, and shot, all at once, into a state of violent activity.
There were chased goblets, also, and tureens, salvers, dinner dishes, and dish covers of gold, or silver gilt, besides chains and other jewels, incalculably rich, though tarnished with the damps of the vault; for, of all the wealth that was irrevocably lost to the man, whether buried in the earth or sunken in the sea, Peter Goldthwaite had found it in this one treasure-place.
Emma Bridgewater Indian Sponge Collection small tureen, PS39.