bouillon

[ bool-yon, -yuhn; French boo-yawn ]
/ ˈbʊl yɒn, -yən; French buˈyɔ̃ /

noun

a clear, usually seasoned broth made by straining water in which beef, chicken, etc., has been cooked, or by dissolving a commercially prepared bouillon cube or cubes in hot water.

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Origin of bouillon

1650–60; <French, equivalent to bouill(ir) to boil1 + -on noun suffix

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bouillon

bouillon , bullion
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British Dictionary definitions for bouillon

bouillon
/ (ˈbuːjɒn) /

noun

a plain unclarified broth or stock

Word Origin for bouillon

C18: from French, from bouillir to boil 1
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