from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thick sauce made of puréed fruit or vegetables: raspberry coulis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A thick sauce made with pureed vegetable or fruit and often used as a garnish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rich brown gravy.
French, strained liquid, from Old French couleis, from Vulgar Latin *cōlāticus, from Latin cōlātus, past participle of cōlāre, to strain; see coulee.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowed from French (Wiktionary)