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noun con·som·mé \ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈmā\

Simple Definition of consommé

  • : a clear soup that is usually made with seasoned meat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of consommé

  1. :  clear soup made from well-seasoned stock

Origin and Etymology of consommé

French, from past participle of consommer to complete, boil down, from Latin consummare to complete — more at consummate

First Known Use: 1815

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