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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The squash is picked from fields of frothing cosmos; the honey is harvested from bees fed on marigolds; the yak meat is bought from farmers and stirred into warming noodle broths. Sophy Roberts, Condé Nast Traveler, "On Your Next Trip to Nepal, Rent the House Sir Edmund Hillary Loved," 20 Dec. 2018 Add chicken broth and baby spinach and simmer 10 minutes. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Broccoli-Parmesan Chicken Soup," 28 Nov. 2018 In one study, participants got four soups with the same ingredients in different forms: separate broth and vegetables, chunky vegetable soup, chunky-pureed vegetable soup and pureed vegetable soup. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss," 8 Mar. 2018 Serve the remaining broth and meat immediately, passing salt, garlic mixture (Armenians recommend 4-6 cloves’ worth per person), and optional garnishes. Benjamin Kemper, Smithsonian, "A Brief History of Khash, Armenia’s Love-It-or-Hate-It Hangover Cure (Recipe)," 27 Feb. 2018 Start by adding chicken broth and beef liver to a pot. Sunset, "How to Make Homemade Dog Treats," 22 Jan. 2018 Roast chicken, quinoa, and Brussels sprouts Recipe: Cook ½ cups quinoa with 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth and 1 bay leaf. Redbook, "The Foodie Cleanse: Day 6," 6 Jan. 2014 The tomatoes, potatoes, beans, carrots, cabbage and kale should all but melt into the broth, too. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Most Satisfying Vegetable Soup," 28 Dec. 2018 Stir into broth and serve soup sprinkled with dill and celery leaves if desired. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Instant Pot Chicken Soup," 21 Dec. 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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