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a clear, thin broth
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bullion – gold or silver in bars, ingots, or plates
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bouil·lon(bo͝ol′yŏn′, -yən, bo͞o′yŏn′)
A clear thin broth made typically by simmering beef or chicken in water with seasonings.
[French, from Old French, from boulir, to boil, from Latin bullīre, from bulla, bubble.]
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(Cookery) a plain unclarified broth or stock
[C18: from French, from bouillir to boil1]
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bouil•lon(ˈbʊl yɒn, -yən, ˈbu-, buˈyɔ̃)
a clear, usu. seasoned broth made by straining the liquid in which beef, chicken, etc., has been cooked.
[1650–60; < French, =bouill(ir) to boil1 + -on n. suffix]
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The unclarified stock or broth from fish, meat or vegetables.
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bouillon[ˈbuːjɒn] n (= stock) → bouillon m
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n. caldo, líquido alimenticio.
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