Fumette

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fumette The stench or high flavor of game or other meat when kept long.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fumette The scent of meat when kept too long; the characteristic savor or flavor of venison or other game; the game-flavor; the scent from meats cooking.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fumette fū-met′ the scent of game when high
    • Fumette Also Fumet′
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. fumet, odor, fume, of wine or meat, fr. L. fumus, smoke. See Fume (n.)