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Definition of "tureen" [tu•reen]

  • A broad, deep, usually covered dish used for serving foods such as soups or stews. (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 "tureen" in a sentence
  • "The large silver tureen, which is now enjoying a dignified old age on our sideboards, had then place at the foot of the table."
  • "_Tureen_ -- How and whence is the term "tureen" derived?"
  • "Though it's pronounced "tureen," like the soup bowl, Terrene's name is meant to evoke earthiness - and both the name and the restaurant do."