sorbet

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
  1. noun
    an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice
    synonyms: water ice
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    type of:
    frappe, ice
    a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
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