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  1. moussenoun

    a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream

  2. moussenoun

    a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin

  3. mousse, hair mousse, hair gelverb

    toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling

  4. mousse, gelverb

    apply a styling gel to

    "she mousses her hair"


  1. Moussenoun

    Any of a variety of foods whipped to a light texture; as, a salmon mousse.

  2. Moussenoun

    A foam containing special chemicals, used for styling hair.


  1. moussenoun

    An airy pudding served chilled, particularly chocolate mousse.

  2. moussenoun

    A savory dish, of meat or seafood, containing gelatin.

  3. moussenoun

    A styling cream used for hair.

    He slicked his hair back with mousse, but the cowlick still stuck up.

  4. mousseverb

    To apply mousse (styling cream).

    He moussed his hair in the morning and then washed it out at night.

  5. Etymology: mousse, from mosse, of origin, from or mosa, from musan. More at moss.


  1. Mousse

    — A mousse is a prepared food that incorporates air bubbles to give it a light and airy texture. It can range from light and fluffy to creamy and thick, depending on preparation techniques. A mousse may be sweet or savory. Dessert mousses are typically made with whipped egg whites or whipped cream, and generally flavored with chocolate or puréed fruit. For savory mousse, hard boiled egg, fish or liver may be used.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mousse in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mousse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    Patisserie is a more natural home for it, in dishes including biscuits and a green tea mousse cheesecake, the particular beauty is that it works across all types of international cuisine and adds a real touch of local flavor.

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