Fumet definition

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The definition of fumet is a concentrated broth made of meat bones, wine and herbs.

An example of a fumet is a broth used to braise beef.

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A rich, concentrated broth made by boiling the bones of fish, chicken, game birds, etc. with wine and herbs: used in sauces and in braising.
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A type of concentrated food stock that is added to sauces to enhance their flavour. Variations are fish fumet and mushroom fumet.
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Alternative form of fumette (stench or high flavour of meat)
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The dung of deer.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fumet
Plural:
fumets

Origin of fumet

  • Compare French fumier dung, Old French femier, from Latin fimum (“dung”). See fewmet.

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  • From the French fumet (“aroma”), from Latin fumus (“smoke”).

    From Wiktionary