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consommé

[kon-suh-mey, kon-suh-mey] /ˌkɒn səˈmeɪ, ˈkɒn səˌmeɪ/
noun
1.
a clear soup made by boiling meat or chicken, bones, vegetables, etc., to extract their nutritive properties: served hot or jellied.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < French, noun use of consommé, past participle of consommer to finish < Latin consummāre to add up, finish; see consummate
Synonyms
broth.
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consommé

/kənˈsɒmeɪ; ˈkɒnsɒˌmeɪ; French kɔ̃sɔme/
noun
1.
a clear soup made from meat or chicken stock
Word Origin
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
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Word Origin and History for consomme
n.

1815, from French consommé, noun use of past participle of consommer "to consume" (12c.), from Latin consummare "to complete, finish, perfect" (see consummation). The French verb was influenced in sense by Latin consumere "to consume."

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