2. Bulle. Bouillir ŕ gros bouillons.
3. (Au figuré) Échec. Il a bu un bouillon.
ETYM French, from bouillir to boil.
(French) clear soup; broth; stew.
A clear seasoned broth.
ETYM AS. broth; akin to Old High Germ. brod, brot; cf. Irish broth, Gael. brot. Related to Brewis, Brew.
1. A thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock.
2. Liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; SYN. stock.