Origin of tureen
Examples from the Web for tureen
Historical Examples of tureen
Lay in the bottom of the tureen some slices of bread without the crust.
Boil it slowly a few minutes longer, and then put it into your tureen.
Let it get another slow boil, and then put it into the tureen.
Pour a little gravy round the goose, and serve the rest in a tureen.
Pour a little gravy round the duck, and serve the rest in a tureen.
Word Origin for tureen
1706, from French terrine "earthen vessel," from Old French therine (early 15c.), from terrin (adj.) "earthen," from Gallo-Romance *terrinus, from Latin terrenus "of the earth" (see terrain).