sorbet

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See also: Sorbet and sörbet

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Etymology[edit]

French sorbet, from Middle French, from Old Italian sorbetto, from Ottoman Turkish شربت ‎(şerbet), from Persian شربت ‎(šarbat), from Arabic شَرْبَة ‎(šarba, drink).

Cognate to sherbet, related to syrup.

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sorbet ‎(plural sorbets)

  1. Frozen fruit juice, sometimes mixed with egg whites, used as dessert or between courses of a meal.
    After dinner we had an orange sorbet that was very refreshing.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorbet m ‎(plural sorbets)

  1. sorbet, sherbet

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sorbet

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of sorbeō

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Noun[edit]

sorbet m (uncountable)

  1. sorbet (frozen fruit juice)