Definition of velouté
: a soup or sauce made of chicken, veal, or fish stock and cream and thickened with butter and flour
Origin and Etymology of velouté
borrowed from French, literally, “velvetiness, softness,” noun derivative of velouté “velvety, smooth,” going back to Medieval French, from velour, velours “velvet, velour” + -té, adjective suffix, extended form of -é, going back to Latin -ātus 3-ate
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
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