terreen
Tureen Tu*reen", n. [F. terrine, L. terra earth. See {Terrace}.] A large, deep vessel for holding soup, or other liquid food, at the table. [Written also {terreen}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Terreen — Ter*reen , n. See {Turren}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • terreen — an older spelling of ↑tureen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tureen — Tu*reen , n. [F. terrine, L. terra earth. See {Terrace}.] A large, deep vessel for holding soup, or other liquid food, at the table. [Written also {terreen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tureen — n. Soup dish, terreen …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tureen — [too rēn′, tyoorēn′] n. [earlier terreen < MFr terrine, earthen vessel < VL * terrinus < L terra, earth] a large, deep serving dish with a lid, used for soups, stews, etc …   English World dictionary

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