Definition of coulis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ko͞oˈlē/

noun (plural same)

A thin fruit or vegetable puree, used as a sauce.
Example sentences
  • For the berry coulis: Puree the fruit with the sorbet syrup, strain and chill.
  • Spoon some muscatel sauce and passion fruit coulis around the dish and garnish with sweet potatoes and parsley.
  • Spoon a portion of the orange passion fruit coulis around the cheesecake.


French, from couler 'to flow'.

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Syllabification: cou·lis

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