- Alternative spelling of sherbet.
- Standard spelling used in Australian and New Zealand English. Common spelling in American English, when it is spelled phonetically, but still considered incorrect. The spelling is also judged incorrect in England.
Variant of sherbet
- Brit. a beverage, originally from Asia, made of watered fruit juice and sugar and served cold
- a frozen dessert like an ice but with gelatin and, often, milk addedalso, erroneously, sherbert
Origin of sherbetTurkish ṣerbet ; from Arabic sharba(t), a drink, variant, variety of sharāb: see syrup