Dictionary.com

velouté

[ vuh-loo-tey ]
/ və luˈteɪ /
Save This Word!

noun
a smooth white sauce made with meat, poultry, or fish stock.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called velouté sauce .

Origin of velouté

<French: literally, velvety, velvetiness, Middle French velluté, equivalent to vellut- (<Provençal velutvelvet) + -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use velouté in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for velouté

velouté
/ (vəˈluːteɪ) /

noun
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK