bouillir

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French boillir (to boil, burst), inherited from Latin bullīre, present active infinitive of bulliō (to bubble), derived from Latin bulla (bubble, bud, button).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bu.jiʁ/
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VerbEdit

bouillir

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

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Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

bouillir

  1. to boil