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consommé

[ kon-suh-mey, kon-suh-mey ]
/ ˌkɒn səˈmeɪ, ˈkɒn səˌmeɪ /
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noun
a clear soup made by boiling meat or chicken, bones, vegetables, etc., to extract their nutritive properties: served hot or jellied.

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Origin of consommé

1805–15; <French, noun use of consommé, past participle of consommer to finish <Latin consummāre to add up, finish; see consummate
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British Dictionary definitions for consommé

consommé
/ (kənˈsɒmeɪ, ˈkɒnsɒˌmeɪ, French kɔ̃sɔme) /

noun
a clear soup made from meat or chicken stock

Word Origin for consommé

C19: from French, from consommer to finish, use up, from Latin consummāre; so called because all the goodness of the meat goes into the liquid
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