mousseline

1
[ moos-leen ]
/ musˈlin /

noun

Also called Chantilly, Chantilly sauce. hollandaise sauce mixed with whipped cream.
any prepared dish made light and fluffy or airy, as by the mixing in of whipped cream or beaten egg whites.

adjective

prepared or served with whipped cream.

Origin of mousseline

1
< French: literally, muslin

Definition for mousseline (2 of 2)

mousseline2
[ moos-leen ]
/ musˈlin /

noun French.

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Examples from the Web for mousseline

  • Boiled fish always has mousseline, Hollandaise, mushroom or egg sauce, and round scooped boiled potatoes sprinkled with parsley.

    Etiquette|Emily Post
  • Walking dresses are much in vogue of barèges and mousseline, the body skirted, open in front, and lower down than in winter.

  • It is trimmed with mousseline de soie, and the flounce would hide the line.

    The Dull Miss Archinard|Anne Douglas Sedgwick

British Dictionary definitions for mousseline

mousseline
/ (French muslin) /

noun

a fine fabric made of rayon or silk
a type of fine glass

Word Origin for mousseline

C17: French: muslin
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