sherbet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Turkish şerbet, from Persian شربت (šarbat), from Arabic شربة (shárba).[1]

Cognate to sorbet, related to syrup.

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Noun[edit]

sherbet (plural sherbets)

  1. A food of frozen fruit juice with a dairy product such as milk added; a sorbet with dairy ingredients.
  2. 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "sherbet." Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2008.

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish شربت (şerbet), from Arabic شربة (šarba).

Noun[edit]

sherbet m

  1. sugar water