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sherbet

noun [U]     /ˈʃɜː.bət/ US  /ˈʃɝː-/
UK an artificial powder with a fruit flavour eaten as a sweet or used to make a drink, especially for childrenSweets US → sorbetPuddings, desserts and ices
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