bour·​ride | \ bu̇-ˈrēd How to pronounce bourride (audio) , bə- \

Definition of bourride

: a fish stew similar to bouillabaisse that is usually thickened with egg yolks and strongly flavored with garlic

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Recent Examples on the Web Buckwheat fried Montauk eel to start and then the bourride: her dish of choice. Rachel Deloache Williams, The Hive, "“As an Added Bonus, She Paid for Everything”: My Bright-Lights Misadventure with a Magician of Manhattan," 13 Apr. 2018 Dishes that sound lavish, thrilling — fennel custard with uni and truffles; monkfish with caviar, kohlrabi, and tarragon bourride — don’t always taste that way. Devra First,, "Dinner in an almost classical mode, at Mooncusser Fish House," 9 Apr. 2018 The key to a bourride is aioli, a garlicky mayonnaise that is added to the fish broth, lending it a creamy texture. Daniel Boulud, ELLE Decor, "The Perfect Update To Traditional Fish Stew," 22 Apr. 2014 The Provençal version of the dish is called bourride. Daniel Boulud, ELLE Decor, "The Perfect Update To Traditional Fish Stew," 22 Apr. 2014 French dishes include pigs’ feet with caviar, pike quenelles, fish stew bourride and poached chicken for two to four. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Daniel Rose Makes His American Debut at Le Coucou," 7 June 2016

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First Known Use of bourride

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bourride

French, from Occitan bourrido, alteration of boulido something boiled, from bouli to boil, from Latin bullire — more at boil

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“Bourride.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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