broth

[ brawth, broth ]
/ brɔθ, brɒθ /

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 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 broth

broth·y, adjective
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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.

British Dictionary definitions for brothy

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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Idioms and Phrases with brothy

broth

see too many cooks spoil the broth.

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