Definition of consommé
: clear soup made from well-seasoned stock
Recent Examples of consommé from the Web
He was sent to dinner alone in fine restaurants, finding solace in a cup of clear consomme and, ultimately, the effort that went into making it.
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Origin and Etymology of consommé
French, from past participle of consommer to complete, boil down, from Latin consummare to complete — more at consummate
First Known Use: 1815
CONSOMMÉ Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of consommé for English Language Learners
: a clear soup that is usually made with seasoned meat
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