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puree

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noun pu·ree \pyu̇-ˈrā, -ˈrē\

Simple Definition of puree

  • : a thick liquid made by crushing usually cooked food (such as fruits or vegetables)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of puree

  1. 1 :  a paste or thick liquid suspension usually made from cooked food ground finely

  2. 2 :  a thick soup made of pureed vegetables

Examples of puree in a sentence

  1. a spoonful of apple puree

  2. a puree of sweet potatoes and carrots



Variants of puree

or

purée

Origin and Etymology of puree

French purée, from Middle French, from feminine of puré, past participle of purer to purify, strain, from Latin purare to purify, from purus


First Known Use: 1707


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puree

verb pu·ree

Simple Definition of puree

  • : to crush (food) until it is a thick liquid : to make a puree of (food)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of puree

pureed

or

puréed

pureeing

or

puréeing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make a puree of

Examples of puree in a sentence

  1. She used a blender to puree the soup.



1928

First Known Use of puree

1928

Variants of puree

or

purée


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