Definition of bouilli in English:

bouilli

noun

mass noun
  • Stewed or boiled meat.

    • ‘All people praised the especially delicious bouilli sent by Su Dongpo.’
    • ‘‘Soup and bouilli will do,’ replied the halffamished prisoner; ‘but let us have a large piece of beef, a gallon of soup, and ten pounds of bread, with beer in proportion.’’
    • ‘A quantity of beef and pork and about fifty tins of bouilli were placed on board her.’
    • ‘You see, rather than laboring to make the bouilli in advance of meal service, a cook-friendly version became the mainstay.’
    • ‘Meat was preserved in tins in the Napoleonic period and known as bœuf bouilli, the origin of the English description of corned beef as ‘bully beef’.’

Origin

French, ‘boiled’.

Pronunciation

bouilli

/ˈbuːji/