billi-bi

noun
bil·li-bi | \ˈbi-lē-ˌbē, ˌbi-lē-ˈbē\
variants: or less commonly billy-bi

Definition of billi-bi 

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

First Known Use of billi-bi

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for billi-bi

French, alteration of Billy B., perhaps from William B. Leeds, Jr. †1972 American industrialist

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