Definition of bouillon in English:

bouillon

Line breaks: bouil|lon
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːjɒ̃
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Thin soup or stock made by stewing meat, fish, or vegetables in water.
    More example sentences
    • Combine the instant dashi or vegetable bouillon powder and boiling water in a saucepan, stirring well.
    • If you long for Markt's ham hock in an oddly smoky pea-and-asparagus soup, the coriander-and-leek-infused bouillon with mussels should charm more.
    • Add 3 cups hot water and bouillon to taste (or instead, add 3 cups hot broth), and the cheese rind.

Origin

French, literally 'liquid in which something has boiled', from bouillir 'to boil'.

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