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fumet

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noun fu·met \fyü-ˈmā, ˈfyü-mət\

Definition of fumet

  1. :  a reduced and seasoned fish, meat, or vegetable stock



Origin and Etymology of fumet

French, literally, pleasant aroma (of meat cooking), from Middle French, from fumer to give off smoke or steam, from Latin fumare, from fumus


First Known Use: 1906


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