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madrilene

Syllabification: mad·ri·lene
Pronunciation: /ˌmadrəˈlān, -ˈlen
 
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Definition of madrilene in English:

noun

A clear soup, usually served cold.
Example sentences
  • Cold madrilene can be an excellent food on a hot day, and some cooks also prepare jellied madrilene, which may included suspended inclusions like finely chopped vegetables.
  • Chilled madrilene can be used as a base for tomato gazpacho, or poured over ice in cocktail glasses.

Origin

from French (consommé à la) madrilène, literally 'soup in the Madrid style'.

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