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Definition of "broth" []

  • The water in which meat, fish, or vegetables have been boiled; stock. (noun)
  • A thin, clear soup based on stock, to which rice, barley, meat, or vegetables may be added. (noun)
  • A liquid containing nutrients for culturing microorganisms: "[They] grew bacteria in a small flask of broth” ( Horace Freeland Judson). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "broth" in a sentence
  • "_ -- Speaking of broth, people in Devon say a _few broth_ in place of a little, or some broth."
  • "In fact, I commend it here to you: red quinoa cooked in broth (mushroom broth is favored; other broths will do) with pecans and dried sour cherries."
  • "Attuned to the try/fail cycle of plot, understanding that the broth is an attempt to solve the narrative problem, we understand also that the chips in the head are to be read as a part of this story."