broth

noun
\ ˈbrȯth How to pronounce broth (audio) \
plural broths\ ˈbrȯths How to pronounce broths (audio) , ˈbrȯt͟hz How to pronounce broths (audio) \

Definition of broth

1 : liquid in which meat, fish, cereal grains, or vegetables have been cooked : stock chicken broth
2 : a fluid culture medium

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One runs a company called Broth Baby, which makes healing broths, including hand-foraged seaweed. Tamar Adler, Vogue, "Is Seaweed the Perfect Food?," 15 Feb. 2019 The heat works nicely to round out the funky, earthy pork-snail broth. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Bellevue lands a famous, big-name hot-pot spot and 42 other new openings around the Seattle area," 13 Feb. 2019 Stir in remaining hash browns and chicken broth, cover, and bring to a simmer. Redbook Test Kitchen, Redbook, "Potato-Leek Soup," 20 Aug. 2018 The dumplings, vaguely Asian and served five to an order, in broth or, in the case of the shrimp variety, melted butter, are mostly bland, with mealy filling. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "Tom Valenti Returns with Oxbow Tavern, and Gimmicks to Go at Lucky Pickle," 21 June 2018 Ramsay said the dish needed a broth, and Stewart was among the 19 home cooks who didn’t make the top 24. Tracy Swartz, chicagotribune.com, "'MasterChef' judge predicts Chicago-area dental student will be the next winner," 6 June 2018 Place potatoes and butter in another medium pot, and pour in enough chicken broth to barely cover potatoes. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Way You’ll Be Making Scrambled Eggs From Now On," 11 Jan. 2019 And because the internet is the home for forbidden snackers of all types, some people wanted to drink that sweet, sweet mummy broth. Shoshana Wodinsky, The Verge, "The black mystery sarcophagus was opened, and now people want to drink its ‘bone juice’," 20 July 2018 Clay pots, eight variations of seafood and other proteins with veggies and tofu simmering in a beef broth, cost $12.99-$15.99; served with steamed rice. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "One of Seattle’s best dumpling restaurants comes to Bellevue," 16 July 2018

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First Known Use of broth

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for broth

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German brod broth, Old English brēowan to brew — more at brew

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broth

noun

English Language Learners Definition of broth

: liquid in which food (such as meat) has been cooked

broth

noun
\ ˈbrȯth How to pronounce broth (audio) \

Kids Definition of broth

: the liquid in which a meat, fish, or vegetable has been cooked

broth

noun
\ ˈbrȯth How to pronounce broth (audio) \
plural broths\ ˈbrȯths How to pronounce broths (audio) , ˈbrȯt͟hz How to pronounce broths (audio) \

Medical Definition of broth

1 : liquid in which meat or sometimes vegetable food has been cooked
2 : a fluid culture medium

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