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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Banh canh cua drops short, stubby tapioca noodles with a hefty chew into a gentle, ruddy crab broth with a hint of roe and the texture of smooth satin. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Go to Hue Gourmet for Vietnamese cuisine you can't find anywhere else in metro Phoenix," 10 July 2019 The broth surrounding the head was cloudy with herbs and spices. New York Times, "Yewande Komolafe’s 10 Essential Nigerian Recipes," 26 June 2019 The broth in Green Soup is basically a potato soup, rich in onion and garlic, and pureed until it is thickened. Daniel Neman, Twin Cities, "Four recipes to celebrate the in-season, in-the-moment kale," 20 June 2019 It can be refrigerated for up to 5 days, and reconstituted with milk or broth when reheated. Washington Post, "This polenta will satisfy for those nights when time is tight," 25 June 2019 At a recent chef’s dinner at Rebar, Mereday served roasted sea bass laid over tiny black lentils and silky parsnip puree in a pool of intense duck broth reduction. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "This new Italian restaurant in Indianapolis rises above spaghetti and meatballs," 17 June 2019 Note that seafood, soy, and dashi (fish broth) are all prevalent in Japanese cuisine. National Geographic, "Japan: Hiking and Cultural Adventure," 12 June 2019 Once the broth has simmered for a few minutes, add shredded chicken, lime juice and cilantro. Daniel Neman, Twin Cities, "Make dinner in a snap with these rotisserie chicken recipes," 6 June 2019 The rich, creamy broth was packed with tender clam strips that essentially melted in my mouth. John-john Williams Iv, baltimoresun.com, "Touting Maryland's best lobster roll, Walrus Oyster & Ale House lives up to the hype," 4 June 2019

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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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