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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 core ingredients are onion, plantain and chicken broth. Anastasia Miari, 1843, "Magic grannies are stopping Cuba going hungry," 7 Aug. 2019 Using protein powder made from bone broth in recipes. Better Health Market, Detroit Free Press, "The top 5 ways collagen can help your body run better," 30 July 2019 Lupin offers one base: a vegan shio broth flavored with sea salt, garlic and ginger oil. Lauren Saria, azcentral, "Why you need to try Mesa's build-your-own ramen restaurant — before it's gone," 29 July 2019 The man to his right ladles beef soup broth on his rice. Greg Bishop,, "The Many Stages of Manny: How Pacquiao Keeps Reinventing Himself," 16 July 2019 Key dishes include kitchari, a basmati-rice porridge made with split mung beans and turmeric; bone-broth ramen; and red curry with sweet potato noodles. Alison S. Cohn, Harper's BAZAAR, "Treat Your Baby—and Yourself—Like Royalty With These Luxe Essentials," 20 May 2019 Blake’s talent for pasta was evident in the wide noodles that tangled in an intense, dark broth steeped with local wild mushrooms. Craig Laban,, "Orlando's best dining thrills are outside the parks," 22 June 2018 Some of the dishes Ruiz and Plascencia prepared were mole bao buns, a Vietnamese tostada, Australian farmed king salmon in michelada broth and seabass in fermented black bean and pork jowl sauce. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Carlsbad, Baja chefs aim to heal border rift over the dinner table," 12 July 2019 Then there's The Market building, with its own artisan lures, from Scardello's top-notch cheeses to broths and soups at Stocks & Bondy. Kim Pierce, Dallas News, "The Dallas Farmers Market is not the market you used to know. Is that a good thing?," 8 July 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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English Language Learners Definition of broth

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


\ ˈbrȯth How to pronounce broth (audio) \

Kids Definition of broth

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


\ 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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