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mousse•line  (mo̅o̅s lēn), 
  1. FoodAlso called Chantilly, Chantilly sauce. hollandaise sauce mixed with whipped cream.
  2. Foodany prepared dish made light and fluffy or airy, as by the mixing in of whipped cream or beaten egg whites.

  • Foodprepared or served with whipped cream.
  • Etymology: French: literally, muslin

    mousse•line  (mo̅o̅s lēn), 
    n. [French.]


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    mousseline /French: muslin/ n
    1. a fine fabric made of rayon or silk
    2. a type of fine glass
    Etymology: 17th Century: French: muslin

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