au jus

[ oh zhoos, oh joos; French oh zhy ]
/ oʊ ˈʒus, oʊ ˈdʒus; French oʊ ˈʒü /

adjective (of meat)

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

Nearby words

  1. au contraire,
  2. au courant,
  3. au fait,
  4. au fond,
  5. au gratin,
  6. au lait,
  7. au naturel,
  8. au pair,
  9. au poivre,
  10. au revoir

Origin of au jus

1915–20; < French: literally, with the gravy. See juice

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British Dictionary definitions for au jus

au jus

/ French (o ʒy) /

adjective

(of meat) served in its own gravy

Word Origin for au jus

literally: with the juice

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