Variant of mousse
- any of various light chilled or frozen foods made with egg white, gelatin, whipped cream, etc., combined with fruit or flavoring for desserts, or with fish, meat, etc.
- an aerosol foam used to help hair stay in place and, sometimes, to add color
Origin: Fr, foam, probably from Classical Latin mulsa, kind of mead from mulsus, mixed with honey from mel, honey: see mildew
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