purée[pyo̵o rā′, -rē′; pyo̵or′ā′]
- a thick, moist, smooth-textured form of cooked vegetables, fruits, etc., usually made by pressing the pulp through a sieve or by whipping it in a blender or food processor
- a thick, smooth soup made with this
Origin of puréeFrench ; from Old French purer, to strain ; from Classical Latin purare, to purify ; from purus, pure
(countable and uncountable, plural purées)
- A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (e.g. tomato sauce is generally a puree).
(third-person singular simple present purées, present participle puréeing, simple past and past participle puréed)
- (cooking) To crush or grind food into a purée.