quiche

[ keesh ]
/ kiʃ /

noun

a pielike dish consisting of an unsweetened pastry shell filled with a custard and usually containing cheese and other ingredients, as vegetables, seafood, or ham: spinach quiche.

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Origin of quiche

1945–50; <French <German (dial.) Küche, diminutive of Küchencake

Definition for quiche (2 of 2)

Quiché
[ kee-chey ]
/ kiˈtʃeɪ /

noun

a Mayan language of Guatemala.
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British Dictionary definitions for quiche

quiche
/ (kiːʃ) /

noun

an open savoury tart with a rich custard filling to which bacon, onion, cheese, etc, are addedquiche Lorraine

Word Origin for quiche

French, from German Kuchen cake
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