Definition of osmazome in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɒzməzəʊm/


(also ozmazome)
rare, archaic, historical
  • A name formerly given to that substance or mixture of substances soluble in water and alcohol which gives meat its flavour and smell; (more generally) meat juice or extract.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Aikin (1773–1854), natural scientist and author. From French osmazôme from ancient Greek ὀσμή scent + ζωμός soup, sauce.