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Qui·ché

 (kē-chā′)
n. pl. Quiché or Qui·chés
1. A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
2. The Mayan language of the Quiché.

quiche

 (kēsh)
n.
A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.

[French, from German dialectal Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.]
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quiche

(kiːʃ)
n
(Cookery) 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


(kēsh),
n.
a pie containing unsweetened custard baked with other ingredients, as cheese, meat, or onions.
[1945–50; < French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quiche - a member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala
Maya, Mayan - a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy; "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"
2.quiche - a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)
quiche Lorraine - quiche made with cheese and bacon
tart - a small open pie with a fruit filling
3.Quiche - the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
Mayan language, Maya, Mayan - a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
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Translations

quiche

[kiːʃ] Nquiche m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

quiche

[ˈkiːʃ] nquiche f
a mushroom quiche → une quiche aux champignons
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quiche

nQuiche f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

quiche

[kiːʃ] nquiche f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The K'iche' Maya text Popol Vuh discusses a Kulkulkan-like figure, there called Tohil, who led the K'iche' people out of Tulan (Tollan) and to their eventual home in the highlands.
Its founder Alicia, a K'iche' Maya woman from Guatemala's western highlands, learned women's social promotion as a youth through participation in programs led by foreign nuns.
98% of the population belong to the ethnic group Maya k'iche' (Consejo Departamental de Desarrollo del departamento de Totonicapan, 2011).
Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib' K'iche' TAaAeAeAitulos: "The Tit and Proof of Our Ancestors"
They may speak Yucatec Maya or K'iche' Mayan, respectively.
She is a chief of the Council of K'iche' Peoples in "defense of life, mother nature and the planet," and has continuously fought for the right of Indigenous people for&nbsp;self-determination, with a focus on the role of women in the movement against resource extraction.&nbsp;
Aunque la encuesta no permite indagar sobre el grupo etnico, debido a la composicion de la poblacion indigena en Guatemala es factible deducir que probablemente pertenecen a las comunidades linguisticas Mayas K'iche', Q'eqchi', Kaqchikel y Mam, las cuales son las mayoritarias segun la Encuesta Nacional de Condiciones de Vida 2014, publicada en 2016 por Instituto Nacional de Estadistica de Guatemala.