[ vuh-loo-tey ]
/ və luˈteɪ /


a smooth white sauce made with meat, poultry, or fish stock.

Origin of velouté

< French: literally, velvety, velvetiness, Middle French velluté, equivalent to vellut- (< Provençal velut velvet) + -ate1
Also called velouté sauce. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for veloute

  • Veloute d'Orlans, brilliant velvety-red, almost scarlet, large and full.

    The Book of Roses|Francis Parkman

British Dictionary definitions for veloute

/ (vəˈluːteɪ) /


a rich white sauce or soup made from stock, egg yolks, and cream

Word Origin for velouté

from French, literally: velvety, from Old French velous; see velour
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