[ brawth, broth ]
/ brɔθ, brɒθ /
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 for 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 brothbroth·y, adjective
Words nearby broth
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Example sentences from the Web for brothy
Esther was waiting for the sake of—not a probability, but—a mere possibility, which made the brothy odors endurable.Felix Holt, The Radical|George Eliot
British Dictionary definitions for brothy
/ (brɒθ) /
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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Idioms and Phrases with brothy
see too many cooks spoil the broth.
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