Tureen meaning

to͝o-rēn', tyo͝o-
A broad, deep, usually covered dish used for serving foods such as soups or stews.
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A large, deep serving dish with a lid, used for soups, stews, etc.
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A broad, deep serving dish used for serving soup or stew.
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Origin of tureen

  • French terrine from Old French from feminine of terrin earthen from Vulgar Latin terrīnus from Latin terra earth ters- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From earlier ter(r)ene, from French terrine.
    From Wiktionary