Definitions for "Roux"
Keywords:  flour, gravies, butter, thicken, sauce
A thickening, made of flour, for soups and gravies.
A cooked mixture of flour and a fat used as a thickener in a sauce or soup.
A thickening for soups or sauces made with flour, besan, maida and butter, for e.g besan and curd mixed for kadhi.
Swiss surgeon whom first performed this type of procedure (Now called the roux-en-y). Upon completion of a roux-en-y procedure the intestine has a "Y" configuration.