au jus
adjective Etymology: French, literally, with juice Date: 1918 of meat served in the juice obtained from roasting

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  • Au jus — is French for with [its own] juice ; jus is the juice itself. In American cuisine, the term is mostly used to refer to a light sauce for beef recipes, which may be served with the food or placed on the side for dipping. In French cuisine, jus is… …   Wikipedia

  • au jus — [ō zho͞o′, ō jo͞os′; ] Fr [ ō zhü′] adj., adv. [Fr, with the juice] served in its natural juice or gravy: said of meat …   English World dictionary

  • au jus — adjective served in its natural juices or gravy roast beef au jus • Similar to: ↑juicy • Topics: ↑meat …   Useful english dictionary

  • au jus — /oh zhoohs , oh joohs /; Fr. /oh zhyuu /, (of meat) served in the natural juices that flow from the meat as it cooks. [1915 20; < F: lit., with the gravy. See JUICE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Au jus — Fransk for med sky …   Danske encyklopædi

  • au jus —    (oh ZHÜ) [French] As applied to cooked meat: served with its natural juices or gravy …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • au jus — [[t]oʊ ˈʒus, oʊ ˈdʒus[/t]] fr. [[t]oʊ ˈʒü[/t]] adj. coo served in the meat s natural juices • Etymology: 1915–20; < F: lit., with the juice …   From formal English to slang

  • au jus — /oʊ ˈʒus/ (say oh zhoohs) adjective (of meat) served in its own gravy. {French} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tant de jours au jus — ● Tant de jours au jus tant de jours de service militaire restent à effectuer …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jus — [ ʒy ] n. m. • 1165; lat. jus 1 ♦ Liquide contenu dans une substance végétale et extrait par pression, décoction. ⇒ suc. Le jus des fruits. Exprimer le jus d une orange, d un citron à l aide d un presse fruits. Jus qui jaillit, coule d un fruit.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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