court bouillon

noun court bouil·lon \ˈku̇r-(ˌ)bü-ˈyȯⁿ, -(ˌ)bwē-, ˈkȯr-\

Definition of court bouillon

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

Origin and Etymology of court bouillon

French court-bouillon, literally, short bouillon

First Known Use: 1723

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