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A clear soup made of strained meat or vegetable stock, served hot or as a cold jelly.
[French, from past participle of consommer, to use up, from Latin cōnsummāre, to finish; see consummate.]
consommé(kənˈsɒmeɪ; ˈkɒnsɒˌmeɪ; French kɔ̃sɔme)
(Cookery) a clear soup made from meat or chicken stock
[C19: from French, from consommer to finish, use up, from Latin consummāre; so called because all the goodness of the meat goes into the liquid]
con•som•mé(ˌkɒn səˈmeɪ, ˈkɒn səˌmeɪ)
a clear soup made from rich stock.
[1805–15; < French, n. use of consommé, past participle of consommer to finish < Latin consummāre; see consummate]