Definition of rouille in English:

rouille

Syllabification: rou·ille
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞o-ē, ro͞oˈēy(ə)
 
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noun

A Provençal sauce made from pounded red chilies, garlic, breadcrumbs, and other ingredients blended with stock, typically added to bouillabaisse.
More example sentences
  • The stew-like soup was served in the traditional style, accompanied by toasted bread and a rust-coloured sauce called rouille that's made with mayonnaise, saffron and other spices.
  • Heath likes to serve chunky fillet steaks of white fish under a herby, lemony crust, often with tapenade or rouille.
  • He concluded by saying: ‘Expect excellent seafood, including proper fish soup with rouille and the lobster is spoken of in several counties.’

Origin

French, literally 'rust', with reference to the color.

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