suprême

[ suh-preem, -preym, soo-; French sy-prem ]
/ səˈprim, -ˈpreɪm, sʊ-; French süˈprɛm /

noun

Also called sauce suprême. a velouté made with a rich chicken stock.
Also called suprême de volaille. a dish prepared or served with this sauce, especially boned chicken breast.
Also supreme.
  1. a bowl or the like designed for the serving of cold foods in an inner container that is nestled in cracked ice.
  2. a dessert or appetizer served in such a container.

Origin of suprême

< French < Latin suprēmus supreme1
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British Dictionary definitions for suprême (1 of 2)

suprême
/ (sʊˈpriːm, -ˈprɛm, sjʊ-) /

noun

Also called: suprême sauce a rich velouté sauce made with a base of veal or chicken stock, with cream or egg yolks added
the best or most delicate part of meat, esp the breast and wing of chicken, cooked in suprême sauce

Word Origin for suprême

French: supreme

British Dictionary definitions for suprême (2 of 2)

supreme
/ (sʊˈpriːm, sjʊ-) /

adjective

of highest status or powera supreme tribunal
(usually prenominal) of highest quality, importance, etcsupreme endeavour
greatest in degree; extremesupreme folly
(prenominal) final or last, esp being last in one's life or progress; ultimatethe supreme judgment

Derived forms of supreme

supremely, adverbsupremeness, noun

Word Origin for supreme

C16: from Latin suprēmus highest, from superus that is above, from super above
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