Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A rich velouté made with chicken stock, cream, and egg yolks. Also called sauce suprême.
  • n. A dish made or served with this sauce, especially the breast and wing of chicken or other fowl. Also called suprême de volaille.
  • n. A sherbet glass with a large bowl.
  • n. A dessert served in such a glass.
  • n. A container, such as a glass bowl, used for serving cold food in an inner container that nestles on crushed or cracked ice.
  • n. Food served in such a vessel.

Etymologies

French, supreme, suprême, from Latin suprēmus, supreme; see supreme.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • (Biologist Kenneth) Catania, working with laboratory assistant Fiona E. Remple, captured the elusive moles 'feeding behavior with a high-speed video camera.

    - Boing Boing

  • This arrangement will "introduce into every subject in every grade a favourable portrayal of the homosexual lifestyle," says Remple -- and if the curriculum says that homosexual and other minority sexual practices are good, then, by implication, it is saying that the morality of Christianity and other religions is wrong.

    Canadian Christianity - Canadian News

  • - Meg Remple, Carl Temple, Nancy Strong, Michael Smith and Nicole Rosa

    Colorado Springs Independent

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