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Idioms for juice

    stew in one's own juice. stew1(def 10).

Origin of juice

1250–1300; Middle English ju(i)s < Old French jus < Latin jūs broth, soup, sauce, juice

OTHER WORDS FROM juice

juice·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for juice

juice
/ (dʒuːs) /

noun

any liquid that occurs naturally in or is secreted by plant or animal tissuethe juice of an orange; digestive juices
informal
  1. fuel for an engine, esp petrol
  2. electricity
  3. alcoholic drink
  1. vigour or vitality
  2. essence or fundamental nature
stew in one's own juice See stew 1 (def. 10)

verb

to extract juice from (fruits or vegetables) in order to drink

Derived forms of juice

juiceless, adjective

Word Origin for juice

C13: from Old French jus, from Latin
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Medical definitions for juice

juice
[ jōōs ]

n.

A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue.
A bodily secretion, especially that secreted by the glands of the stomach and intestines.
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Idioms and Phrases with juice

juice

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