Puree meaning

pyo͝o-rā, pyo͝orā
To rub through a strainer or process (food) in a blender.
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Food prepared by straining or blending.
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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.
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A thick, smooth soup made with this.
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To make a purée of.
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A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid (e.g. tomato sauce is generally a puree).
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(cooking) To crush or grind food into a purée.
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Origin of puree

  • From French purée from Old French from feminine past participle of purer to strain, clean from Latin pūrāre to purify from pūrus clean peuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French purée.

    From Wiktionary