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sorbet

noun sor·bet \sr-ˈalso ˈsr-bət\

: a frozen sweet dessert that is made usually from fruit or fruit juices

Full Definition of SORBET

:  a usually fruit-flavored ice served as a dessert or between courses as a palate refresher

Origin of SORBET

French, from Middle French, sweetened fruit juice, from Old Italian sorbetto, from Turkish şerbet — more at sherbet
First Known Use: 1864

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