Definition of ice cream in English:

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[mass noun]
  • 1A semi-soft frozen dessert made with sweetened and flavoured milk fat.
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    • You can sample any of them with mini ice-cream spoons, from a tray of jars dedicated to that purpose.
    • I had a choc covered flake cone, and was frustrated to find ice-cream melting onto my fingers.
    • I have grown-up children and fortunately they were never big ice-cream lovers.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A serving of ice cream.
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    • Fruit fools, jellies, and ice creams were popular desserts.
    • Desserts cost £2.95 and featured home-made puddings, gateaux and ice creams.
    • Blackcurrants are so intensely flavoured that you don't need much of their purée to make an ice cream.


mid 18th century: alteration of iced cream.

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