cullis

1 of 2

noun (1)

cul·​lis
ˈkələ̇s
plural -es
: a strong clear broth of meat (as for invalids)

cullis

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -es
: a gutter in a roof : channel, groove

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cullis. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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