Sorbet (/sɔʁ.bɛ/) or sherbet is a frozen dessert made from sugar-sweetened water with flavoring – typically fruit juice, fruit purée, wine, liqueur or honey. The terminology is not settled, but generally sorbets do not contain dairy ingredients, while sherbets do.
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.”
A food of frozen fruit juice with a dairy product such as milk added; a sorbet with dairy ingredients.
An effervescent powder made of bicarbonate of soda, sugar and flavourings, intended to be eaten alone or mixed with water to make a drink.
A traditional West and South Asian sweet drink prepared from fruits or flower petals.
An alcoholic drink, especially beer.