purée

[pyoo-rey, -ree, pyoor-ey]
noun
1.
a cooked food, especially a vegetable or fruit, that has been put through a sieve, blender, or the like.
2.
a soup made with ingredients that have been puréed.
verb (used with object), puréed, puréeing.
3.
to make a purée of.
Also, puree.


Origin:
1700–10; < French, noun use of feminine past participle of purer to strain, literally, make pure; see pure

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puree or puri (ˈpuːrɪ)
 
n
an unleavened flaky Indian bread, that is deep-fried in ghee and served hot
 
[Hindi]
 
puri or puri
 
n
 
[Hindi]

purée (ˈpjʊəreɪ)
 
n
1.  a smooth thick pulp of cooked and sieved fruit, vegetables, meat, or fish
 
vb , -rées, -réeing, -réed
2.  (tr) to make (cooked foods) into a purée
 
[C19: from French purer to purify]

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puree
1707, from Fr. purée "pea soup" (puree de pois, 1314), perhaps from pp. of purer "to strain, cleanse," from L. purare "purify," from purus (see pure). The verb is first attested 1934, from the noun.
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Example sentences
Soak the ancho peppers in boiling water, puree and strain them.
Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve with plum puree or jam on the side.
Place four-quart soup pot over medium heat and melt butter then add onion puree
  and simmer for four minutes.
Then came the pork, placed beside the puree, a thick red-wine sauce drizzled
  below and around them.
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