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Edam Tweet Definition of Edam Like Definition of Edam on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in Holland
  2. A type of cheese, see Edam cheese
egg Tweet Definition of egg Like Definition of egg on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, zoology, countable) An approximately spherical or ellipsoidal body produced by birds, snakes, insects and other animals housing the embryo during its development.
  2. (countable) The egg of a domestic fowl as an item of food.
  3. (uncountable) The contents of one or more (hen's usually) eggs as a culinary ingredient, etc.
I also determine the minimal amount of egg required to make good mayonnaise.
  1. (context, biology, countable) The female primary cell, the ovum.
verb
  1. To throw eggs at.
  2. (with "on"): To encourage.
  3. To add beaten egg (cooking).
eggbeater Tweet Definition of eggbeater Like Definition of eggbeater on Facebook
noun
  1. A kitchen utensil that uses rotating blades to beat eggs
eggcup Tweet Definition of eggcup Like Definition of eggcup on Facebook
noun
  1. a small dish used to support a boiled egg whilst being eaten
eggs Benedict Tweet Definition of eggs Benedict Like Definition of eggs Benedict on Facebook
noun
  1. a dish consisting of slices of English muffins with poached eggs, ham or bacon and hollandaise sauce
egg white Tweet Definition of egg white Like Definition of egg white on Facebook
noun
  1. albumen
Emmenthaler Tweet Definition of Emmenthaler Like Definition of Emmenthaler on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (alternative spelling of, Emmentaler)
enchilada Tweet Definition of enchilada Like Definition of enchilada on Facebook
noun
  1. a Mexican dish, made by wrapping a filling in a tortilla, then baking in a sauce
entree Tweet Definition of entree Like Definition of entree on Facebook
noun
  1. An alternative spelling of entrée.
escallop Tweet Definition of escallop Like Definition of escallop on Facebook
noun
  1. A thin slice of meat (especially of veal) normally shallow fried
  2. A scallop
escalope Tweet Definition of escalope Like Definition of escalope on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, foods) A thin slice of meat, especially veal or poultry.
espresso Tweet Definition of espresso Like Definition of espresso on Facebook
noun
  1. a strong type of coffee brewed by forcing hot steam through dark-roasted, ground, coffee beans
etouffee Tweet Definition of etouffee Like Definition of etouffee on Facebook
noun
  1. (alternative spelling of, étouffée)
evaporated milk Tweet Definition of evaporated milk Like Definition of evaporated milk on Facebook
noun
  1. Milk that has been concentrated by evaporation and canned.
extra-virgin Tweet Definition of extra-virgin Like Definition of extra-virgin on Facebook
noun
  1. an olive oil of this grade
adjective
  1. of a fine grade of virgin olive oil
eye Tweet Definition of eye Like Definition of eye on Facebook
noun (plural eyes or (archaic) eyen)
  1. An organ that is sensitive to light, which it converts to electrical signals passed to the brain, by which means animals see.
  2. A hole at the blunt end of a needle through which thread is passed.
  3. A fitting consisting of a loop of metal or other material, suitable for receiving a hook.
  4. The center/centre of a hurricane.
  5. A mark on an animal, such as a peacock or butterfly, resembling an eye.
  6. A reproductive bud in a potato.
  7. The ability to notice what others might miss.
He has a good eye for talent.
verb (eyes, eyeing or eying, eyed)
  1. To look at someone or something as if with the intent to do something with that person or thing.

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