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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural roux) Etymology: French, from beurre roux brown butter Date: 1813 a cooked mixture of flour and fat used as a thickening agent in a soup or a sauce

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. same) a mixture of fat (esp. butter) and flour used in making sauces etc. Etymology: F, = browned (butter): see RUSSET

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Roux Roux, n. [F. beurre roux brown butter.] (Cookery) A thickening, made of flour, for soups and gravies.



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