Definition of tureen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tureen

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//tjuˈriːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tjuˈriːn//
 
; BrE BrE//təˈriːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//təˈriːn//
 
At the dining table
 
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a large deep dish with a lid, used for serving vegetables or soup See related entries: At the dining table Word Origin mid 18th cent.: alteration of earlier terrine, from French terrine ‘large earthenware pot’, feminine of Old French terrin ‘earthen’, based on Latin terra ‘earth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tureen