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sor·bet / sôrˈbā; ˈsôrbit/ • n. a dessert consisting of frozen fruit juice or flavored water and sugar. ∎ archaic an Arabian sherbet.
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
sorbet XVI. — F. — It. sorbetto — Turk. ṣerbet SHERBET
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