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BROTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does broth mean? 

BROTH (noun)
  The noun BROTH has 2 senses:

1. liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces
2. a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock

  Familiarity information: BROTH used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BROTH (noun)


Sense 1broth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

broth; stock

Context example:

she made gravy with a base of beef stock

Hypernyms ("broth" is a kind of...):

soup (liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "broth"):

liquor; pot likker; pot liquor (the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked)

beef broth; beef stock (a stock made with beef)

chicken broth; chicken stock (a stock made with chicken)

stock cube (a cube of dehydrated stock)


Sense 2broth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("broth" is a kind of...):

soup (liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "broth"):

barley water (used to feed infants)

bouillon (a clear seasoned broth)


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