First attested 1656, from French bouillon, from the verb bouillir (“to boil”), from Old French boillir, from Latin bullīre, present active infinitive of bulliō (“I bubble, boil”), from bulla (“bubble”).
- bullion (bulk gold or silver)
beef, beef extract, beef tea, bisque, borscht, bouillabaisse, broth, bully, bully beef, burgoo, charqui, chicken soup, chipped beef, chowder, clam chowder, clear soup, consomme, dried beef, egg drop soup, fish soup, gazpacho, gravy soup, ground beef, gumbo, hamburger, jerky, julienne, matzo ball soup, minestrone, misoshiru soup, mock turtle soup, mulligatawny, oxtail soup, pastrami, pot-au-feu, potage, potage au tomate, potato soup, pottage, puree, roast beef, salt beef, soup, stock, suet, thick soup, thin soup, tomato soup, turtle soup, vegetable soup, vichyssoise, won ton soup
- broth (water in which meat (or other food) has been boiled)
- vleesnat n.
Bouillon m. (plural Bouillons)
- broth (water in which food (meat or vegetable etc) has been boiled)
- bubble rising from a boiling liquid
- gulp of liquid which escapes forcefully
- flesh rising on a fold
- risen fold of cloth
- unsold copies of a publication
- simple restaurant, which originally served only bouillon
- boire le bouillon
- boire le bouillon d'onze heures
- Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition