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broth

[ brawth, broth ]
/ brɔθ, brɒθ /
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noun
thin soup of concentrated meat or fish stock.
water that has been boiled with meat, fish, vegetables, or barley.
Bacteriology. a liquid medium containing nutrients suitable for culturing microorganisms.
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Idioms about broth

    broth of a boy, a sturdy youth.

Origin of broth

before 1000; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Old Norse broth,Old High German brod; akin to brew

OTHER WORDS FROM broth

brothy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for broth

broth
/ (brɒθ) /

noun
a soup made by boiling meat, fish, vegetables, etc, in water
another name for stock (def. 19)

Word Origin for broth

Old English broth; related to Old Norse broth, Old High German brod, German brodeln to boil; see brew
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Other Idioms and Phrases with broth

broth

see too many cooks spoil the broth.

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