Pronunciation: (sOO'ful), [key]
a murmuring or blowing sound heard on auscultation.
Pronunciation: (sOO-flā', sOO'flā), [key]
—n., adj., v., -fléed, -flé•ing.
1. a light baked dish made fluffy with beaten egg whites combined with egg yolks, white sauce, and fish, cheese, or other ingredients.
2. a similar dish made with fruit juices, chocolate, vanilla, etc., and served as dessert.
Also,souf•fléed'.puffed up; made light, as by beating and cooking.
to make (food) puffed up and light, as by beating and cooking, adding stiffly beaten egg whites, etc.; make resemble a soufflé: to soufflé leftover mashed potatoes.
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