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purée

or pu·ree

[ pyoo-rey, -ree, pyoor-ey ]
/ pyʊˈreɪ, -ˈri, ˈpyʊər eɪ /
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noun
a cooked food, especially a vegetable or fruit, that has been put through a sieve, blender, or the like.
a soup made with ingredients that have been puréed.
verb (used with object), pu·réed, pu·rée·ing.
to make a purée of.
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Origin of purée

1700–10; <French, noun use of feminine past participle of purer to strain, literally, make pure; see pure
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British Dictionary definitions for purée (1 of 2)

puree

puri

/ (ˈpuːrɪ) /

noun
an unleavened flaky Indian bread, that is deep-fried in ghee and served hot

Word Origin for puree

Hindi

British Dictionary definitions for purée (2 of 2)

purée
/ (ˈpjʊəreɪ) /

noun
a smooth thick pulp of cooked and sieved fruit, vegetables, meat, or fish
verb -rées, -réeing or -réed
(tr) to make (cooked foods) into a purée

Word Origin for purée

C19: from French purer to purify
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