views updated

sor·bet / sôrˈbā; ˈsôrbit/ • n. a dessert consisting of frozen fruit juice or flavored water and sugar. ∎ archaic an Arabian sherbet.

views updated

sorbet A water‐ice containing sugar, water, and flavouring (commonly fruit juice or pulp). Also known as sherbet (from the Arabic) and granita (Italian). Believed to originate from charbet, made with fruit and snow from the mountains of Lebanon, and offered to Richard I by Saladin as a peace offering

views updated

sorbet XVI. — F. — It. sorbetto — Turk. ṣerbet SHERBET
.

views updated

sorbet •abbé • thebe • sickbay • yohimbe •flambé • sorbet • rosebay

Ices (Desserts)

All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic