- a sauce made with puréed vegetables or fruit and used as a base or garnish.
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Examples from the Web for coulis
When done it is filled with coulis of fish instead of jelly.
It was remarked that even the coulis de dindonneau made no impression on Bagnigge that night.Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
- a thin purée of vegetables, fruit, etc, usually served as a sauce surrounding a dish
C20: French, literally: purée