Quiche



[keesh] /kiʃ/

noun
1.
a pielike dish consisting of an unsweetened pastry shell filled with a custard and usually containing cheese and other ingredients, as vegetables, seafood, or ham:
spinach quiche.
[kee-chey] /kiˈtʃeɪ/
noun
1.
a Mayan language of Guatemala.
/kiːʃ/
noun
1.
an open savoury tart with a rich custard filling to which bacon, onion, cheese, etc, are added: quiche Lorraine
n.

1949, from French quiche (1810), from Alsatian German Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen “cake” (see cake (n.)). Became fashionable 1970s; became contemptible 1980s.

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