transitive verbpu·réed, pu·rée·ing, pu·rées or pu·reed or pu·ree·ing or pu·rees
To rub through a strainer or process (food) in a blender.
Food prepared by straining or blending.
Origin of pureeFrom French, purée, from Old French, from feminine past participle of purer, to strain, clean, from Latin p&umacron;rare, to purify, from p&umacron;rus, clean; see peu&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural purÃ©es)
- 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 purÃ©es, present participle purÃ©eing, simple past and past participle purÃ©ed)
- (cooking) To crush or grind food into a purÃ©e.