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Definition of "terrine" [ter•rine]

  • An earthenware container for cooking and serving food. (noun)
  • Any of various dishes prepared or cooked in a terrine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "terrine" in a sentence
  • "A fancy terrine is not required-you can use a pyrex loaf pan, covered with foil, instead."
  • "Following years of idle knick-knackhood, the terrine is beginning its useful life."
  • "Every day a different pâté or terrine is offered, and the peppery duck pâté I tasted was a tour de force."