Broth

  • 1 Broth — Broth, n. [AS. bro[eth]; akin to OHG. brod, brot; cf. Ir. broth, Gael. brot. [root]93. Cf. {Brewis}, {Brew}.] Liquid in which flesh (and sometimes other substances, as barley or rice) has been boiled; thin or simple soup. [1913 Webster] I am sure …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 broth — [brɔθ US bro:θ] n [U and C] [: Old English;] soup with meat, rice, or vegetables ▪ chicken broth →↑Scotch broth …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 broth|el — «BROTH uhl, BROTH ; BRTH , BRTH », noun. a house of prostitution. ╂[Middle English brothel abandoned person < Old English brēothan go to ruin] …

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  • 4 broth — brȯth n, pl broths brȯths, brȯthz 1) liquid in which meat or sometimes vegetable food has been cooked 2) a fluid culture medium * * * (broth) 1. a thin soup prepared by boiling meat or vegetables. 2. a liquid culture medium for the cultivation …

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  • 5 broth — [ brɔθ ] noun uncount 1. ) OLD FASHIONED soup, especially when it is considered to be good for you: beef broth 2. ) a liquid used for giving flavor when cooking …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 broth — [brôth, bräth] n. [ME & OE; akin to OHG brod: for IE base see BREAD] a clear, thin soup made by boiling meat, or sometimes cereals or vegetables, in water …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 broth|er — «BRUHTH uhr», noun, plural broth|ers or (Archaic) breth|ren, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a) the son of the same parents. A boy is a brother to the other children of his parents. »He is in a family of four brothers. b) the son only of the same mother… …

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  • 8 broth — O.E. broþ, from P.Gmc. *bruthan (Cf. O.H.G. *brod), from verb root *bhreue to heat, boil, bubble, liquid in which something has been boiled (Cf. O.E. breowan to brew; see BREW (Cf. brew)). Picked up from Germanic by the Romanic and Celtic… …

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  • 9 broth — [n] soup, usually clear borscht, bouillon, bowl, brew, chowder, concoction, consommé, decoction, dishwater*, distillation, elixir, fluid, gumbo, hodge podge*, olio, porridge, potage, potpourri, pottage, puree, splash, stock, vichyssoise; concepts …

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  • 10 broth — ► NOUN 1) soup consisting of meat or vegetable chunks cooked in stock. 2) a liquid nutrient medium for the culture of bacteria. ORIGIN Old English, related to BREW(Cf. ↑brewer) …

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  • 11 -broth — noun (Scot) ▪ Strong ale ▪ Whisky ● barley …

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  • 12 broth|er|ly — «BRUHTH uhr lee», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. of a brother: »brotherly affection. It is a brotherly trait to tease little sisters. SYNONYM(S): fraternal. 2. like a brother s; friendly; kindly; affectionate: »brotherly care. The older boy gave the …

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  • 13 Broth — This article is about the food. For the microbial nutrient broth, see growth medium. A bowl of broth. Broth is a liquid food preparation, typically consisting of either water or an already flavored stock, in which bones, meat, fish, cereal grains …

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  • 14 broth — alem·broth; broth; broth·el; broth·er·hood; broth·er·less; broth·er·li·ness; un·broth·er·ly; broth·er; broth·er·ly; …

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  • 15 broth — brothy, adj. /brawth, broth/, n. 1. thin soup of concentrated meat or fish stock. 2. water that has been boiled with meat, fish, vegetables, or barley. 3. Bacteriol. a liquid medium containing nutrients suitable for culturing microorganisms. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 broth — noun (plural broths) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German brod broth, Old English brēowan to brew more at brew Date: before 12th century 1. liquid in which meat, fish, cereal grains, or vegetables have been cooked… …

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  • 17 broth — n. beef; chicken; clear broth * * * [brɒθ] chicken clear broth beef …

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  • 18 broth — [OE] Broth comes ultimately from the Indo European base *bhreu or *bhru ‘heat, boil’, which also produced brew and fervent. Etymologically, therefore, it means ‘liquid in which something has been boiled’. The notion of ‘heating’ has now… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 broth — noun (U) thick soup with meat, rice, or vegetables: chicken broth see also: Scotch broth …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 broth — [OE] Broth comes ultimately from the Indo European base *bhreu or *bhru ‘heat, boil’, which also produced brew and fervent. Etymologically, therefore, it means ‘liquid in which something has been boiled’. The notion of ‘heating’ has now… …

    Word origins