terrine – word of the day


WORD OF THE DAY
Terrine

tə-REEN
Part of speech: noun
Origin: 
French, early 18th century
1A meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container, typically served in slices.2A container used for a terrine, typically of an oblong shape and made of earthenware.
 
Examples of Terrine in a sentence “The special of the day was a salmon terrine served with rice.” “The chef carefully arranged the vegetables in a ceramic terrine.”

word of the day


WORD OF THE DAY
Neophilianee-ə-FIL-ee-əPart of speech: nounOrigin: American English, late 19th century
1Love of, preference for, or great interest in what is new.2A love of novelty.
 
Examples of Neophilia in a sentence “My neophilia means I always buy the new generation of iPhone as soon as it’s released.” “I accused my father of neophilia when he brought home yet another smart gadget.”

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