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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish, Hair & beauty
moussemousse /muːs/ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 a) DFFa sweet food made from a mixture of cream, eggs, and fruit or chocolate, which is eaten when it is cold chocolate mousse raspberry mousse b) a food that is mixed and cooked with cream or eggs so that it is very light salmon mousse2 DCBa substance full of small bubbles that you put in your hair to make it look thicker or to hold its style in place
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mousseAnd she would bake a chocolate mousse torte.chocolate mousseThen there's that chocolate mocha and peanut crunch mousse that manages to find its way to my nearly-full stomach.The same is not true for mousses, however, which usually have a higher proportion of cream.He then slices open the fillet to add a langoustine mousse.He had even put mousse in his hair.The filo pastry shells are served cold and contain rich mousses - lemon cream, butterscotch and toffee.For hold and body, run mousse evenly through the hair and comb well. 3.salmon mousseWith some tuna mousse, if you're really feeling peckish.
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