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noun

a rich, clear soup prepared to resemble green turtle soup, made with a calf's head or other meat, seasonings, and often with wine.

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Origin of mock turtle soup

First recorded in 1775–85
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mock turtle soup

noun

an imitation turtle soup made from a calf's head
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