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noun bouil·lon \ˈbü(l)-ˌyän, ˈbu̇(l)-; ˈbu̇l-yən; ˈbü-ˌyōⁿ\

Definition of bouillon

  1. :  a clear seasoned soup made usually from lean beef; broadly :  broth

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Origin and Etymology of bouillon

French, from Old French boillon, from boillir to boil


Bouillon

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geographical name Bouil·lon \bü-ˈyōⁿ\

Definition of Bouillon

  1. town in the Ardennes region of Wallonia, southeastern Belgium population 5393


BOUILLON Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bouillon for English Language Learners

  • : a clear liquid in which meat, chicken, fish, or vegetables have been cooked and which is eaten as soup or used to make sauces


BOUILLON Defined for Kids

bouillon

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noun bouil·lon \ˈbü-ˌyän, ˈbu̇l-ˌyän, ˈbu̇l-yən\

Definition of bouillon for Students

  1. :  a clear soup or stock made from meat or vegetables


Medical Dictionary

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noun bouil·lon \ˈbü(l)-ˌyän, ˈbu̇(l)-; ˈbu̇l-yən; ˈbü-ˌyōⁿ\

Medical Definition of bouillon

  1. :  a clear seasoned soup made usually from lean beef



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