Quiche definition

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A dish consisting of unsweetened custard baked in a pastry shell with various ingredients, as bacon, cheese, or spinach, and served hot.
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A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.
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A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
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The Mayan language of the Quiché.
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A pie made primarily of eggs and cream in a pastry crust. Other ingredients such as chopped meat or vegetables are often added to the eggs before the quiche is baked.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quiche
Plural:
quiches

Origin of quiche

  • French from German dialectal Küche diminutive of German Kuchen cake kuchen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French, from Lorrain, from Lorraine Franconian Küechecake'.

    From Wiktionary