Definition of coulis
: a thick sauce made with pureed vegetable or fruit and often used as a garnish
Recent Examples of coulis from the Web
One of San Diego’s newest artisan restaurants, Mendocino has created a sundae with small-batch vanilla bean soft serve from Sweet Rose Creamery, peanut butter syrup, blueberry coulis and peanut butter cookie crumble.
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Origin and Etymology of coulis
French, from Old French coleïs, from coleïs, coleïz flowing
First Known Use: 1952
COULIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coulis for English Language Learners
: a thick sauce made from vegetables or fruit
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