noun (1)
cul·​lis | \ ˈkələ̇s \
plural -es

Definition of cullis

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a strong clear broth of meat (as for invalids)


noun (2)
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plural -es

Definition of cullis (Entry 2 of 2)

: a gutter in a roof : channel, groove

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History and Etymology for cullis

Noun (1)

Middle English colis, colice, from Middle French coleïs, from coler to strain, from Latin colare, from colum sieve

Noun (2)

French coulisse groove, gutter

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“Cullis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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