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fumet

[fyoo-mit] /ˈfyu mɪt/
noun
1.
a stock made by simmering fish, chicken, game, etc., in water, wine, or in both, often boiled down to concentrate the flavor and used as a flavoring.
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[fyoo-met] /fyuˈmɛt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < French: fumes, odor of wine or meat, derivative of Middle French fumer to smoke, expose to fumes
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British Dictionary definitions for fumet

fumet1

/fjuːˈmɛt/
noun
1.
a strong-flavoured liquor from cooking fish, meat, or game: used to flavour sauces
Word Origin
French, literally: aroma

fumet2

/ˈfjuːmət/
noun
1.
(often pl) (archaic) the dropping of a deer
Word Origin
C16 fewmet: probably via Old French from Latin fimāre to spread dung on, from fimus dung
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