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



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 Originmid 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