Origin of quiche
Definition for quiche (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for quiche
To make the tart, butter the inside of a 10-inch quiche mold or springform pan.
Quiche is the name of a place, and means “many trees;” the derivation of Quichua is unknown.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
On entering the kingdom of Quiche, they met with a more serious resistance than they had received elsewhere.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich
She was arrayed in a panache, or head-dress, made entirely of the plumage of the Quezale, the royal bird of Quiche.
British Dictionary definitions for quiche
Word Origin for quiche
Word Origin and History for quiche
1949, from French quiche (1810), from Alsatian German Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen "cake" (see cake (n.)). Became fashionable 1970s; became contemptible 1980s.