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bouillabaisse Line breaks: bouil¦la|baisse
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːjəˌbeɪs/

Definition of bouillabaisse in English:


[mass noun]
A rich, spicy stew or soup made with various kinds of fish, originally from Provence.
Example sentences
  • There are four items that are ‘of the day’: ceviche, escovitch (a Jamaican whole fish in a tart, spicy sauce), bouillabaisse, and soup.
  • I refresh myself after a day in the train with a marvellously spicy bouillabaisse (fish stew) in the elegant, vaulted Les Arcenaulx, one of many atmospheric harbour-side restaurants.
  • The firm flesh of weevers gives them a useful role in bouillabaisse and other fish soups.


French, from modern Provençal bouiabaisso.

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