coulis

[ koo-lee ]
/ kuˈli /

noun

a sauce made with puréed vegetables or fruit and used as a base or garnish.

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Origin of coulis

First recorded in 1600–10; from French: literally, “broth, strained juices from a roast,” from Old French couleis “flowing,” from unrecorded Vulgar Latin cōlāticius, ultimately from Latin cōlāre “to strain”; see origin at coulee
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British Dictionary definitions for coulis

coulis
/ (ˈkuːliː) /

noun

a thin purée of vegetables, fruit, etc, usually served as a sauce surrounding a dish

Word Origin for coulis

C20: French, literally: purée
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