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mousse

a dessert made with whipped cream; a gel or foam used to keep the hair in place
Not to be confused with:
mouse – a small rodent; a computer device
moose – a large mammal of the deer family; a member of a fraternal association

mousse

 (mo͞os)
n.
1. Any of various chilled, airy desserts made with flavored whipped cream, gelatin, or eggs: chocolate mousse.
2. A molded dish containing meat, fish, or shellfish combined with whipped cream or egg whites and often gelatin.
3. An aerosol foam used to control and style the hair.
tr.v. moussed, mouss·ing, mouss·es
To apply a styling foam to (the hair).

[French, foam, mousse, from Old French, moss, foam, partly of Germanic origin and partly from Latin mulsa, hydromel, from feminine of mulsus, honey-sweet; see melit- in Indo-European roots.]

mousse

(muːs)
n
1. (Cookery) a light creamy dessert made with eggs, cream, fruit, etc, set with gelatine
2. (Cookery) a similar dish made from fish or meat
3. (Brewing) the layer of small bubbles on the top of a glass of champagne or other sparkling wine
4. (Hairdressing & Grooming) short for styling mousse
[C19: from French: froth]

mousse

(mus)

n., v. moussed, mouss•ing. n.
1.
a. a sweetened dessert, usu. made with whipped cream and gelatin or beaten egg whites.
b. an unsweetened aspic containing fish, vegetables, meat, etc.
2. a foamy preparation used to set or style the hair.
v.t.
3. to set or style (hair) with mousse.
[1890–95; < French: froth < Germanic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mousse - a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy creammousse - a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
chocolate mousse - dessert mousse made with chocolate
2.mousse - a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
fish mousse - mousse made with fish
chicken mousse - mousse made with chicken
3.mousse - toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair stylingmousse - toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling
toilet articles, toiletry - artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
Verb1.mousse - apply a styling gel to; "she mousses her hair"
neaten, groom - care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"
Translations
قِشْدَه مَخْفوقَهكَرِيـمَة شيكولاتة
šlehaná pěnašlehačka
mousse=-mousse
vaahto
pjenasta krema
frauî
ムース
무스
musasputėsiai
uzputenis
šľahaná pena
mousse
món kem mút

mousse

[muːs] N
1. (Culin) → mousse m or f
chocolate moussemousse m or f de chocolate
2. (for hair) → espuma f

mousse

[ˈmuːs] nmousse f
chocolate mousse → la mousse au chocolat

mousse

n
Creme(speise) f
(also styling mousse)Schaumfestiger m

mousse

[muːs] nmousse f inv

mousse

(muːs) noun
a dish made from flavoured whipped cream and eaten cold. My favourite dessert is chocolate mousse.

mousse

كَرِيـمَة شيكولاتة šlehaná pěna mousse Cremespeise μους mousse vaahto mousse pjenasta krema mousse ムース 무스 mousse fromasj mus mousse, musse мусс mousse อาหารว่างหรือของหวานทำจากวิปครีม วุ้น และไข่ köpük krema món kem mút 多泡沫甜点
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