broth

noun
\ˈbrȯth \
plural broths\ˈbrȯths, ˈbrȯt͟hz \

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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Add the celery to a skillet along with 1 cup chicken broth, 1 chopped carrot, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes. Carole Kotkin, sacbee, "It’s time to give celery a second look," 29 May 2018 Add the celery to a skillet along with 1 cup chicken broth, 1 chopped carrot, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes. Carole Kotkin, miamiherald, "Not just for crunch. It's time to give celery a second look | Miami Herald," 11 May 2018 Traditional American beef stews are lubricated with water and onions; later versions, with beef broth or tomato sauce. Julia Moskin, charlotteobserver, "The art of the beef stew | Charlotte Observer," 10 Apr. 2018 Combine them with the savory, complex flavors of miso and every bite of the soup is a contrast – the onion's crunch with the creamy tofu, the bright green flavor with the umami broth. Kroger, The Courier-Journal, "Make your own miso soup with just three ingredients in 10 minutes," 9 Apr. 2018 The broth in the wonton soup, for example, was simple and chicken-forward, and the wontons featured with the same sweet, firm shrimp that stars in many of the dim sum dishes. Kate Washington, sacbee, "Seafood is a real strength at this new dim-sum spot in Sacramento's central city | The Sacramento Bee," 25 May 2018 The broth is salty in the way of a chicken soup that soothed a sick day. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "Luvi's chef tells a deliciously beautiful story: First look review," 22 May 2018 For optimal texture, the cold broth is the way to go. Stephanie Cha, latimes.com, "For your next fresh soba noodle fix, head to Mimimyunga in Koreatown," 19 Mar. 2018 The hearty beef broth is prepared with plenty of lemongrass and then seasoned with shrimp paste, sugar, and chili oil. Christina Liao, Vogue, "Beyond Pho and Banh Mi: 22 Must-Eat Vietnamese Dishes," 6 Jan. 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 \

Kids Definition of broth

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

broth

noun
\ˈbrȯth \
plural broths\ˈbrȯths, ˈbrȯt͟hz \

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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