bouillir

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French boillir (to boil, burst), from Latin bullīre, present active infinitive of bulliō (to bubble), from Proto-Indo-European *bōul- (round object, bubble), related to Latin bulla (bubble, bud, button), German Low German pol (round, full, bursting). More at poll.

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bouillir

  1. (intransitive) to boil (becoming boiling; reach boiling point)
  2. (transitive) to boil (cause to boil)
  3. (figuratively) to seethe

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

bouillir

  1. to boil