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sorbet

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noun sor·bet \sȯr-ˈbā also ˈsȯr-bət\

Simple Definition of sorbet

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sorbet

  1. :  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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