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noun bil·li–bi \ˈbi-lē-ˌbē, ˌbi-lē-ˈ\

Definition of BILLI-BI

:  a soup of mussel stock, white wine, and cream served hot or cold

Variants of BILLI-BI

bil·li–bi also bil·ly–bi \ˈbi-lē-ˌbē, ˌbi-lē-ˈ\

Origin of BILLI-BI

French, alteration of Billy B., perhaps from William B. Leeds, Jr. †1972 American industrialist
First Known Use: 1961


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