Definition of bouilli in English:

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bouilli

Pronunciation: /ˈbuːji/

noun

[mass noun]
Stewed or boiled meat.
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.

Origin

French, 'boiled'.

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