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. A ragout of partridge and rabbit braised in wine.
  3. 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