Definition of court bouillon in English:

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court bouillon

Pronunciation: /ko͝or ˈbo͞o(l)ˌyän/ Pronunciation: /ˌko͝or bēˈôn/


A stock made from wine and vegetables, typically used in fish dishes.
Example sentences
  • Allow squid to cool completely in court bouillon.
  • Bring court bouillon to a boil over high heat.
  • Cover with warm court bouillon and place over medium heat.


French, from court 'short' and bouillon.

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Syllabification: court bouil·lon

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