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A drink made from freshly squeezed fruit juice, sugar, and ice.‘an orange pressé’
mash, mush, purée, cream, pap, slop, paste, slush, mulch, swill, slurry, semi-liquid, semi-fluid, messView synonyms
- ‘Family and workers are out picking elderflowers to make into a fizzy elderflower pressé adapted from a secret old family recipe.’
- ‘Seville orange jiggers and ginger beer go for £14.69 a case, while the pressés, in fun flavours such as blueberry and cranberry, cost £2 - £2.30 per 75 cl bottle.’
- ‘Home-made lemonade is as fine a beverage as any in the world, and particularly refreshing in hot weather; this is citron pressé in France.’
French, ‘pressed, squeezed’.
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