Sorbet is a mushy mix of ice and juice that's eaten as a dessert. Sorbet is especially delicious in summer.

Sorbet is a sweet, frozen treat. Unlike ice cream or gelato, it doesn't contain milk or cream, though a well-made sorbet can have a deliciously creamy texture. Sorbet is a French word, and it's pronounced that way too, with a silent t. It comes from the Italian sorbetto, with its roots in the Turkish serbet, which makes clear the relationship between sorbet and its close relative, sherbet.

Definitions of sorbet

n an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice

water ice
Type of:
frappe, ice
a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)

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