mousse

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See also: moussé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French mousse (foam, froth), from Old French mosse (moss), from Frankish or Old Dutch mosa (moss), from Proto-Germanic *musą (moss, bog, marsh). More at moss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mousse (plural mousses)

  1. An airy pudding served chilled, particularly chocolate mousse.
  2. A savory dish, of meat or seafood, containing gelatin.
  3. A styling cream used for hair.
    He slicked his hair back with mousse, but the cowlick still stuck up.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

mousse (third-person singular simple present mousses, present participle moussing, simple past and past participle moussed)

  1. To apply mousse (styling cream).
    He moussed his hair in the morning and then washed it out at night.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Originally from a dialect south of the Loire, from Vulgar Latin *muttius, of Gaulish origin.

Adjective[edit]

mousse (plural mousses)

  1. blunt

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Frankish *mosa.

mousse

Noun[edit]

mousse f (plural mousses)

  1. moss (the plant)
  2. foam
  3. mousse (dessert)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Spanish mozo.

Noun[edit]

mousse m (plural mousses)

  1. A boy serving on a ship: a cabin boy.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

mousse

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mousser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of mousser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of mousser
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of mousser
  5. second-person singular imperative of mousser

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmusː]
  • Hyphenation: mousse

Noun[edit]

mousse (plural mousse-ok)

  1. mousse (dessert)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative mousse mousse-ok
accusative mousse-t mousse-okat
dative mousse-nak mousse-oknak
instrumental mousse-szal mousse-okkal
causal-final mousse-ért mousse-okért
translative mousse-szá mousse-okká
terminative mousse-ig mousse-okig
essive-formal mousse-ként mousse-okként
essive-modal
inessive mousse-ban mousse-okban
superessive mousse-on mousse-okon
adessive mousse-nál mousse-oknál
illative mousse-ba mousse-okba
sublative mousse-ra mousse-okra
allative mousse-hoz mousse-okhoz
elative mousse-ból mousse-okból
delative mousse-ról mousse-okról
ablative mousse-tól mousse-októl
Possessive forms of mousse
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. mousse-om mousse-aim
2nd person sing. mousse-od mousse-aid
3rd person sing. mousse-a mousse-ai
1st person plural mousse-unk mousse-aink
2nd person plural mousse-otok mousse-aitok
3rd person plural mousse-uk mousse-aik

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French mousse, from Spanish mozo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mousse m (plural mousses)

  1. (Jersey, nautical) cabin boy

Noun[edit]

mousse m, f (plural mousses)

  1. (Jersey) child

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mousse f or m (nonstandard) (plural mousses)

  1. Alternative spelling of musse

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mousse f (plural mousses)

  1. mousse