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French sorbet, from Middle French [Term?], from Old Italian sorbetto, from Ottoman Turkish شربت(şerbet), from Persian شربت(šarbat), from Arabic شَرْبَة(šarba, drink).

Doublet of sherbet and sharbat, related to syrup.

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sorbet (countable and uncountable, plural sorbets)

  1. Frozen fruit juice, sometimes mixed with egg whites, used as dessert or between courses of a meal.
    After dinner we had an orange sorbet that was very refreshing.

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sorbet m (plural sorbets)

  1. sorbet, sherbet

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sorbet m (uncountable)

  1. sorbet (frozen fruit juice)