sherbet sher·bet n

sherbet sher·bet n
['ʃɜːbət]
(Brit: powder) polvere effervescente al gusto di frutta, (Am: water ice) sorbetto

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  • sher|bet — «SHUR buht», noun. 1. a frozen dessert made of fruit juice, sugar, and water, milk, or whites of eggs. 2. a cooling drink made of fruit juice, sugar, and water, popular in the Orient. 3. a dish, usually with a long stem, to hold frozen sherbet.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sherbet — Sher bet, n. [Ar. sherbet, shorbet, sharbat, properly, one drink or sip, a draught, beverage, from shariba to drink. Cf. {Sorbet}, {Sirup}, {Shrub} a drink.] 1. A refreshing drink, common in the East, made of the juice of some fruit, diluted,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sherbet powder — Sherbet Sher bet, n. [Ar. sherbet, shorbet, sharbat, properly, one drink or sip, a draught, beverage, from shariba to drink. Cf. {Sorbet}, {Sirup}, {Shrub} a drink.] 1. A refreshing drink, common in the East, made of the juice of some fruit,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sherbet — sher·bet (shûr’bĭt) n. 1) also sher·bert ( bûrt′) A frozen dessert made mainly of fruit juice or fruit purée, usually with sugar and milk or cream. 2) Chiefly British A usually fruit flavored effervescent powder, eaten as candy or made into a… …   Word Histories

  • sherbet — sher•bet [[t]ˈʃɜr bɪt[/t]] n. 1) coo Also, sher′bert [[t] bərt[/t]] a frozen fruit flavored ice with milk, egg white, or gelatin added. 2) brit. coo Brit. a drink made of sweetened diluted fruit juice • Etymology: 1595–1605; < Turkish <… …   From formal English to slang

  • sherbet — sher|bet [ˈʃə:bət US ˈʃə:r ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Turkish; Origin: serbet, from Persian sharbat, from Arabic sharbah drink , from shariba to drink ] 1.) [U and C] AmE a sweet frozen food made with water, fruit, sugar, and milk 2.) [U] BrE a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sherbet — sher|bet [ ʃɜrbət ] noun count or uncount AMERICAN a type of food like ICE CREAM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sherbet — sher·bet …   English syllables

  • sherbet — sher|bet sb. (fk.) (sorbet) …   Dansk ordbog

  • Pakistan — /pak euh stan , pah keuh stahn /, n. 1. Islamic Republic of, a republic in S Asia, between India and Afghanistan: formerly part of British India; known as West Pakistan from 1947 71 to distinguish it from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).… …   Universalium

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