bouillon

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

Definition of bouillon

: 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

geographical name Bouil·lon \ bü-ˈyōⁿ \

Definition of Bouillon

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

BOUILLON Defined for English Language Learners

bouillon

noun

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

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

Definition of bouillon for Students

: a clear soup or stock made from meat or vegetables

Medical Dictionary

bouillon

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

medical Definition of bouillon

: a clear seasoned soup made usually from lean beef


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