broth

noun \ ˈbrȯth \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of broth

plural broths play \ˈbrȯths, ˈbrȯt͟hz\
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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Origin and Etymology of broth

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


BROTH Defined for English Language Learners

broth

noun

Definition of broth for English Language Learners

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


BROTH Defined for Kids

broth

noun \ ˈbrȯth \

Definition of broth for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

broth

noun \ ˈbrȯth \

medical Definition of broth

plural broths play \ˈbrȯths, ˈbrȯt͟hz\
1 :liquid in which meat or sometimes vegetable food has been cooked
2 :a fluid culture medium


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