Definitions for au jusoʊ ˈʒus, oʊ ˈdʒus; Fr. oʊ ˈʒü

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

au jusoʊ ˈʒus, oʊ ˈdʒus; Fr. oʊ ˈʒü(adj.)

  1. served in the meat's natural juices.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of au jus:

1915–20; < F: lit., with the juice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. au jus(adj)

    served in its natural juices or gravy

    "roast beef au jus"


  1. Au jus

    Au jus is French for "with [its own] juice"; jus is the juice itself. In American cuisine, the term is mostly used to refer to a light sauce for beef recipes, which may be served with the food or placed on the side for dipping. In French cuisine, jus is a natural way to enhance the flavour of dishes, mainly chicken, veal and lamb.


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