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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: terrin 'of earth', from Latin terra ( TERRACE); because the dish is made of clay

terrine

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish
ter‧rine [uncountable and countable]
DFF a food made of cooked meat, fish, or fruit formed into a loaf shape and served cold, or the dish this is served in

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