Definition of sorbet in English:
- For dessert you can make a fabulous tangerine sorbet using the juice and peel.
- Low-fat means sorbet, ices, frozen yogurt, sherbet, or low-fat ice cream.
- There's must-have chocolate, sugared cookies, even splashy sips of champagne or sparkling fruit juice over teensy scoops of sorbet.
sherbet from early 17th century:
The words sherbet and sorbet (late 16th century) are essentially the same, and are closely related to syrup (Late Middle English) and shrub (mid 18th century), a drink made with sweetened fruit juice and rum or brandy. All go back to a group of words centring on Arabic sariba ‘to drink’. The sharp-tasting powdered sweet sherbet was originally used to make a fizzy drink, from the 1850s.
Words that rhyme with sorbetflambé • rosebay
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