Origin of terrine
Examples from the Web for terrine
Put a slice of terrine de foie gras on top, garnish with peas au beurre and Julienne potatoes.
Carve from the terrine with a table spoon and place on a platter covered with a napkin.
Breakfast was just oyer, the table with its relics of fragrant bloaters and terrine of pat still stood in the patio.Much Darker Days|Andrew Lang (AKA A. Huge Longway)
It is a corruption of the French terrine, an earthen vessel in which soup is served.
Let these stew all together one hour longer; then put the whole into a terrine, and serve up.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
British Dictionary definitions for terrine
Word Origin for terrine
Word Origin and History for terrine
1706, obsolete original form of tureen.