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purée

or puree

[pyoo-rey, -ree, pyoo r-ey] /pyʊˈreɪ, -ˈri, ˈpyʊər eɪ/
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.
Origin of purée
1700-1710
1700-10; < French, noun use of feminine past participle of purer to strain, literally, make pure; see pure
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puree

/ˈpuːrɪ/
noun
1.
an unleavened flaky Indian bread, that is deep-fried in ghee and served hot
Word Origin
Hindi

purée

/ˈpjʊəreɪ/
noun
1.
a smooth thick pulp of cooked and sieved fruit, vegetables, meat, or fish
verb -rées, -réeing, -réed
2.
(transitive) to make (cooked foods) into a purée
Word Origin
C19: from French purer to purify
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Word Origin and History for puree
n.

1934, from puree (n.). Related: Pureed.

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