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bisque1  audio  (bsk) KEY 

NOUN:
    1. A rich, creamy soup made from meat, fish, or shellfish.
    2. A thick cream soup made of puréed vegetables.
  1. Ice cream mixed with crushed macaroons or nuts.

ETYMOLOGY:
Perhaps from French dialectal, sour soup, from Biscaye Bay of Biscay


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