fumet

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fumet (plural fumets)

  1. A type of concentrated food stock that is added to sauces to enhance their flavour. Variations are fish fumet and mushroom fumet.
  2. Alternative form of fumette (stench or high flavour of meat)

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fumet

  1. The dung of deer.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fumer + -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fumet m (plural fumets)

  1. aroma, odor (of meat etc.); bouquet (of wine)
  2. (hunting) scent

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fūmet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of fūmō