Definition of bouilli in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːji


[mass noun]
  • Stewed or boiled meat.
    More example sentences
    • Meat was preserved in tins in the Napoleonic period and known as bœuf bouilli, the origin of the English description of corned beef as ‘bully beef’.
    • A quantity of beef and pork and about fifty tins of bouilli were placed on board her.
    • You see, rather than laboring to make the bouilli in advance of meal service, a cook-friendly version became the mainstay.


French, 'boiled'.

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