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sherbet

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noun sher·bet \ˈshər-bət\

Simple Definition of sherbet

  • : a frozen sweet dessert made from fruit or fruit juices

  • : a sweet powder used to make a bubbly drink or eaten by itself

Full Definition of sherbet

  1. 1 :  a cold drink of sweetened and diluted fruit juice

  2. 2 :  an ice with milk, egg white, or gelatin added

Variants of sherbet

also sher·bert play \-bərt\

Origin of sherbet

Turkish & Persian; Turkish şerbet, from Persian sharbat, from Arabic sharba drink


First Known Use: 1603

Rhymes with sherbet



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