Meaning of sherbet

sher•bet

Pronunciation: (shûr'bit), [key]
— n.
  1. a frozen fruit-flavored mixture, similar to an ice, but with milk, egg white, or gelatin added.
  2. a drink made of sweetened fruit juice diluted with water and ice.
  3. a frozen fruit or vegetable purée, served either between courses to cleanse the palate or as a dessert.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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