mousse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v mousse apply a styling gel to "she mousses her hair"
    • n mousse toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling
    • n mousse a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin
    • n mousse a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mousse A foam containing special chemicals, used for styling hair.
    • Mousse (Cookery) A frozen dessert of a frothy texture, made of sweetened and flavored whipped cream, sometimes with the addition of egg yolks and gelatin. Mousse differs from ice cream in being beaten before -- not during -- the freezing process.
    • Mousse Any of a variety of foods whipped to a light texture; as, a salmon mousse .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mousse In cookery, a whipped cream, sweetened and variously flavored, with or without eggs, and frozen without stirring.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

D'un bon vin frais ou la mousse ou la seve Ne gratta point le triste gosier d'Eve.
"The Idea of Progress" by J. B. Bury
Nature of Mousses, Parfaits, and Biscuits.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
La cime de la montagne est une pointe mousse, coupee a pic du cote de la vallee de Chamouni et arrondie de tous les autres cotes.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
In four evenly spaced places are placed two cold dishes such as an aspic of chicken, or ham mousse, or a terrine de foie gras, or other aspic.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
Use yolk of egg left over for the mousse.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
The information the captain of these steamers, the gallant Cassim el Mousse, gave about Gordon's position was alarming.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume II" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
Mousse a L'ananas 65 252.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
Macaroon mousse is made by adding crushed and rolled macaroons to whipped cream and burying the mould in ice and salt.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
This gives a firm, fine-grained cream, which is used for Bavarians, mousses, ice-creams, etc.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
To come Astamoteh Pitta-si-mouss.
"Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793" by Alexander Mackenzie
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In news:

The new gel-mousse formula contains 40% less hard waxes.
Spoon a dollop of the cream on top of each mousse, garnish with cocoa nibs and serve.
Whitney Palmer's Pumpkin Mousse Parfait was the hands-down winner of Heritage Assisted Living Dover's pumpkin cook-off.
Betty Dereani found the recipe for Praline Pumpkin Mousse in her daughter's collection, and it has become a family favorite in the fall.
Waiters at Ardeo-Bardeo in Washington, DC serve smoked white potato mousse with egg and caviar.
Start applying Supergoop SPF 20 Gradual Self-Tanning Sunscreen Mousse ($38.
What's the secret to this incredibly airy, intensely chocolaty mousse.
Pairings' Lemon Mousse with Winterport's Blueberry Wine Sauce .
There were artists with mousse-induced, gravity defying 'dos.
(Try Finesse Color Lock Mousse, $4, shoprite.com).
No Bake Nutella Cheesecake Mousse.
Procter and Gamble have pulled print advertisements featuring Taylor Swift wearing CoverGirl NatureLuxe Mousse Mascara, but it's not because of anything the 22-year-old country beauty did or didn't do.
Easy Thanksgiving dessert : Pumpkin mousse.
As the pastry chef at one of New York City's most acclaimed restaurants, Nancy Olson makes everything from madeleines to mousse.
Duck Liver Mousse port gelee, frisee, walnuts & grilled bread 9.75.
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