au jus

[oh zhoos, oh joos; French oh zhy]

adjective (of meat)

served in the natural juices that flow from the meat as it cooks.

Origin of au jus

1915–20; < French: literally, with the gravy. See juice Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for au jus

au jus


(of meat) served in its own gravy

Word Origin for au jus

literally: with the juice
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