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su·prême (s-prēm, -prĕm)
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n.
1. A rich sauce made with chicken stock and cream.
2. A dish made or served with this sauce, especially the breast and wing of chicken or other fowl.
3.
a. A sherbet glass with a large bowl.
b. A dessert served in such a glass.
4.
a. A container, such as a glass bowl, used for serving cold food in an inner container that nestles on crushed or cracked ice.
b. Food served in such a vessel.

[French, supreme, suprême, from Latin suprēmus, supreme; see SUPREME.]
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suprême

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su·preme (s-prēm)
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adj.
1. Greatest in power, authority, or rank; paramount or dominant.
2. Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement.
3. Ultimate; final: the supreme sacrifice.

[Latin suprēmus, superlative of superus, upper, from super, over; see uper in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

su·premely adv.
su·premeness n.

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