- Present participle of mousse.
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 of mousseFrench foam, probably ; from Classical Latin mulsa, kind of mead ; from mulsus, mixed with honey ; from mel, honey: see mildew