court bouillon

noun
court bouil·​lon | \ ˈku̇r-(ˌ)bü-ˈyȯⁿ How to pronounce court bouillon (audio) , -(ˌ)bwē-, ˈkȯr- \

Definition of court bouillon

: a liquid made usually with water, white wine, vegetables, and seasonings and used to poach fish

Examples of court bouillon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fish gets much of its flavor from the liquid in which it is simmered, the court bouillon, and that gets its flavor from a number of ingredients that have to be prepped. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 25 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of court bouillon

1723, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for court bouillon

French court-bouillon, literally, short bouillon

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30 Aug 2021

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“Court bouillon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20bouillon. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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