- 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.
- to make a purée of.
Origin of purée
Examples from the Web for pureed
Contemporary Examples of pureed
In another case, a whole plate of uneaten food (including nuts, hummus and raisins) was pureed and inserted rectally.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture
December 10, 2014
McGrady pureed organic fruits and veggies for William and Harry.How Different Is Raising the Royal Baby From a Typical American Child?
Kevin Fallon, Lizzie Crocker
July 23, 2013
It's also true that--like many squashes and gourds--it needs to be stewed and pureed to get rid of its stringy texture.Yes, Some of US Really Like Pumpkin
October 17, 2012
Historical Examples of pureed
Instead, one gate moved inward by a fraction of a foot, and a pureed head peered cautiously between the gap.Rung Ho!
- an unleavened flaky Indian bread, that is deep-fried in ghee and served hot
Word Origin for puree
- a smooth thick pulp of cooked and sieved fruit, vegetables, meat, or fish
- (tr) to make (cooked foods) into a purée
Word Origin for purée
1707, from French purée "pea soup" (puree de pois, early 14c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps from past participle of purer "to strain, cleanse," from Latin purare "purify," from purus (see pure).
1934, from puree (n.). Related: Pureed.