court bouillon

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

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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“Court bouillon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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