Noun 1. food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender (hypernym) nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals (derivation) strain Verb 1. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby" (synonym) strain (hypernym) rub (classification) cooking, cookery, preparation
Puree Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
A purée (or mash) is cooked food, usually vegetables or legumes, that has been ground, pressed, blended or sieved to the consistency of a soft creamy paste or thick liquid. Purées of specific foods are often known by specific names, e.g., mashed potatoes or apple sauce. The term is of French origin, where it meant in Old French (13th century) purified or refined.