Definition of Bisque

1. Noun. A thick cream soup made from shellfish.

Generic synonyms: Soup



Definition of Bisque

1. n. Unglazed white porcelain.

2. n. A point taken by the receiver of odds in the game of tennis; also, an extra innings allowed to a weaker player in croquet.

3. n. A white soup made of crayfish.

Definition of Bisque

1. Noun. A thick creamy soup made from fish, shellfish, meat or vegetables. ¹

2. Noun. (sports) An extra turn, free point or some other advantage allowed. ¹

3. Noun. A pale pinkish brown colour. ¹

4. Adjective. of a pale pinkish brown colour ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bisque

1. a thick soup [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bisque

1. A white soup made of crayfish. Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisque

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Literary usage of Bisque

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1. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... Soup—Corned Beef Soup—Egg Soup—Gumbo aux Heroes—Indian Meal Soup--Julienne Soup—Lobster bisque—Maigre Soup—Milk Soup—Mock bisque— Mock Oyster Soup—Okra ..."

2. Good Things to Eat, as Suggested by Rufus: A Collection of Practical Recipes by Rufus Estes (1911)
"bisque OF CLAMS —Place a knuckle of veal, weighing about a pound and ... bisque OF LOBSTER—Remove the meat of the lobster from its shell and cut the tender ..."

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