velouté

noun
ve·​lou·​té | \ və-ˌlü-ˈtā How to pronounce velouté (audio) \

Definition of velouté

: a soup or sauce made of chicken, veal, or fish stock and cream and thickened with butter and flour

Examples of velouté in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Diners ease into dinner with a little glass cup of steaming artichoke veloute, speckled with black truffles. Washington Post, 4 Feb. 2022 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 To assemble the lasagna, spread half the flour-milk mixture (called a veloute) in an even layer on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, 11 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of velouté

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for velouté

borrowed from French, literally, "velvetiness, softness," noun derivative of velouté "velvety, smooth," going back to Middle French, from velour, velours "velvet, velour" + -té, adjective suffix, extended form of , going back to Latin -ātus -ate entry 3

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Cite this Entry

“Velouté.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/velout%C3%A9. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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