Consomme meaning

kŏn'sə-mā', kŏn'sə-mā'
A clear soup made of strained meat or vegetable stock, served hot or as a cold jelly.
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A clear soup made by boiling meat, and sometimes vegetables, in water and straining: it is served hot or as a cold jelly.
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A clear broth made from reduced meat or vegetable stock, served either hot as a soup or chilled as a jelly.
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Origin of consomme

  • French from past participle of consommer to use up from Latin cōnsummāre to finish consummate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary