Definition of bouillon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞o(l)yän/


A broth made by stewing meat, fish, or vegetables in water.
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.


Mid 17th century: French, literally 'liquid in which something has boiled'.

Words that rhyme with bouillon


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Syllabification: bouil·lon

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