Med. a soft, blowing sound heard on auscultation
Origin of souffleFrench ; from souffler, to blow: see soufflé
A light, fluffy baked dish made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with various other ingredients and served as a main dish or sweetened as a dessert.
Origin of souffleFrench, from past participle of souffler, to puff up, from Old French soffler, from Latin suffl&amacron;re : sub-, sub- + fl&amacron;re, to blow; see bhl&emacron;- in Indo-European roots.