bouillabaisse means: This rich stew of fish is from Southern France. It was originally a meal for the poor, made from any type of fish. The modern version includes lobster and shrimp. Garlic, orange peel and fennel are all added to the broth. The stew is then seasoned with olive oil and boiled in water until it becomes a smooth broth. You can serve the stew with croutons or rouille as a variation on aioli. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does bouillabaisse mean?
This stew is a combination of many types of shellfish and fish. (in Merlin Dictionary)
Combination of many different elements, sometimes incongruous. (in Merlin Dictionary)