Definition of jus in English:


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Pronunciation: /ʒuː
, ʒy/


  • (Especially in French cuisine) a thin gravy or sauce made from meat juices: chicken with a rich game jus
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    • A big plate of oxtail was many strong bones heaving with lean meat and dark flavour, the jus a little thinner than in a truly ideal world.
    • In French meat cookery, jus is roughly equivalent to honestly made thin gravy in the British tradition.
    • Whole roast grouse may still come with game chips and bread sauce but there is game jus rather than over-thickened gravy.



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