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puree

noun pu·ree \ pyu̇-ˈrā , -ˈrē \
variants: or purée

Definition of puree

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

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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


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puree

verb
variants: or purée

Definition of puree

pureed or puréed; pureeing or puréeing
transitive verb
:to make a puree of

Examples of puree in a Sentence

  1. She used a blender to puree the soup.

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First Known Use of puree

1899


PUREE Defined for English Language Learners

puree

noun

Definition of puree for English Language Learners

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


puree

verb

Definition of puree for English Language Learners

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



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