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 sufflāre : sub-, sub- + flāre, to blow; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.
- Alternative spelling of soufflé (dish made with eggs)
- (medicine) A murmuring or blowing sound.
- the uterine souffle heard over the pregnant uterus