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.
[< Turkish serbet < Arabic sharbat a drink]

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