au jus

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French au jus (with the juice)

Adjective[edit]

au jus (not comparable)

  1. (of a sandwich) prepared or served with the jus from roasted meat

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective, through misinterpretation of it as a noun.

Noun[edit]

au jus (uncountable)

  1. the jus itself, when something is served au jus