a casserole dish made of pottery.
a paté or similar dish of chopped meat, game, fish, or vegetables baked in such a dish and served cold.
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How to use terrine in a sentence
Breakfast was just oyer, the table with its relics of fragrant bloaters and terrine of pat still stood in the patio.Much Darker Days | Andrew Lang (AKA A. Huge Longway)
We put a terrine full of water on the ground, and looked into the water to see them.Two Years in the French West Indies | Lafcadio Hearn
It is a corruption of the French terrine, an earthen vessel in which soup is served.
Pour in boiling water to half the height of the terrine and let cook in the oven one hour and a half.
Pour in half a cup of broth, cover, and set the terrine into an agate dish or a saucepan.
British Dictionary definitions for terrine
an oval earthenware cooking dish with a tightly fitting lid used for pâtés, etc
the food cooked or served in such a dish, esp pâté
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