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sherbet

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɜːrbət; ˈʃɜːbət/

Translation of sherbet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (sorbet) (American English/inglés norteamericano) sorbete (masculine), helado (masculine) de agua (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , nieve (feminine) (Mexico/México)
    Example sentences
    • Sales of ice milk, sherbets, water ices and novelties continued to increase, but the very foundation of our business, ice cream, started to slip.
    • Keep in mind that - unlike sorbets, sherbets, and most soy desserts - ice creams and frozen yogurts are a decent source or calcium.
    • Fruit-flavored ice creams, sorbets and sherbets benefit from the use of vanilla because the ingredient can balance out acidic notes of the citrus or fruit product.
    1.2 (powder) (British English/inglés británico) [ polvos efervescentes con sabor a frutas ] sidral® (masculine) (Spain/España)
    Example sentences
    • The inviting assortment of goodies include acid drops, sherbet lemons, sherbet pips, coconut mushrooms, cinder toffee, Yorkshire mixtures, liquorice sticks, and lollies of all flavours under the sun.
    • My granddad and uncle worked together in a sweet factory, so always had a healthy supply of coconut ice, jelly babies and sherbet dip.
    • A sherbet powder was produced which could either be made into a fizzy drink, or sucked into the mouth, where it would likewise fizz.

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