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Definition of Puree

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dish made from cooked and crushed fruits or vegetables
prepare puree, make a dish of cooked and crushed fruits or vegetables
Puree Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A dish made by boiling any article of food to a pulp and rubbing it through a sieve; as, a puree of fish, or of potatoes; especially, a soup the thickening of which is so treated.
  
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puree
n : food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender v : rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby" [syn: strain]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
(hypernym) nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
(derivation) strain

Verb
1. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
(synonym) strain
(hypernym) rub
(classification) cooking, cookery, preparation
Puree Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Purée and (more rarely) mash are general terms for cooked food, usually vegetables or legumes, that have been ground, pressed, blended, and/or sieved to the consistency of a soft creamy paste or thick liquid. Purées of specific foods are often known by specific names, e.g., mashed potatoes or apple sauce. The term is of French origin, where it meant in Old French (13th century) purified or refined.

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