Sherbet meaning

shûrbĭt
Sherbet is a frozen dessert made with fruit juice, sugar and water with a small amount of dairy, egg white or gelatin.

An example of sherbet is raspberry flavored ice served instead of ice cream at a party.

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A frozen dessert made mainly of fruit juice or fruit purée, usually with sugar and milk or cream.
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(chiefly british) A usually fruit-flavored effervescent powder, eaten as candy or made into a drink.
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(australian) An alcoholic beverage, especially beer.
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(brit.) A beverage, originally from Asia, made of watered fruit juice and sugar and served cold.
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A frozen dessert like an ice but with gelatin and, often, milk added.
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A food of frozen fruit juice with a dairy product such as milk added; a sorbet with dairy ingredients.
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A powder made of bicarbonate of soda, sugar and flavourings, intended to be eaten alone or mixed with water to make a drink.
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Origin of sherbet

  • Ottoman Turkish sweet fruit drink from Persian šarbat from Arabic šarba drink from šariba to drink śrb in Semitic roots

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

  • Turkish ÅŸerbet, from Persian شربت (Å¡arbat), from Arabic شربة (shárba).

    From Wiktionary

  • Cognate to sorbet, related to syrup.

    From Wiktionary