bisque

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bisque

Noun[edit]

bisque (countable and uncountable, plural bisques)

  1. A thick creamy soup made from fish, shellfish, meat or vegetables.
  2. (sports) An extra turn, free point or some other advantage allowed.
    1. A free turn in a handicap croquet match.
    2. A free point in a handicap real tennis match.
  3. A pale pinkish brown colour.
    bisque colour:    
  4. A form of unglazed earthenware; biscuit.

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Adjective[edit]

bisque (not comparable)

  1. of a pale pinkish brown colour

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