- a large, deep, covered dish for serving soup, stew, or other foods.
Origin of tureen
Related Words for tureendish, pot, basin, urn, crock, casserole, vessel, boat, tureen, porringer, saucer
Examples from the Web for tureen
Historical Examples of tureen
Lay in the bottom of the tureen some slices of bread without the crust.
Let it get another slow boil, and then put it into the tureen.
Boil it slowly a few minutes longer, and then put it into your tureen.
Pour a little gravy round the duck, and serve the rest in a tureen.
Pour a little gravy round the goose, and serve the rest in a tureen.
- a large deep usually rounded dish with a cover, used for serving soups, stews, etc
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).