quiche

[ keesh ]
/ kiʃ /
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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.

Origin of quiche

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

Definition for quiche (2 of 2)

Quiché

[ kee-chey ]
/ kiˈtʃeɪ /

noun

a Mayan language of Guatemala.

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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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