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velouté

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noun ve·lou·té \və-ˌlü-ˈtā\

Definition of velouté

  1. :  a soup or sauce made of chicken, veal, or fish stock and cream and thickened with butter and flour



Origin and Etymology of velouté

French, literally, velvetiness, from Middle French velluté, from Old Occitan velut velvety, from Vulgar Latin *villutus


First Known Use: 1830


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