Homemade crab quiche.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Fr from German dialect, dialectal (Lorraine) küche, diminutive of German kuchen, cake
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Origin: French, from German dialectal Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.
noun pl. Quiché or Qui·chés
- A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
- The Mayan language of the Quiché.