Definition of tortoni in English:

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Pronunciation: /tôrˈtōnē/


An Italian ice cream made with eggs and cream, typically served in a small cup and topped with chopped almonds or crumbled macaroons.
Example sentences
  • For the tortoni cream, remove and reserve 1/4 cup of the macaroon crumbs.
  • Garnish each tortoni with a rosette of cream and a candied cherry.
  • Sprinkle tortonis with remaining granola; garnish with cherries.


Early 20th century: the name of a 19th-century Italian cafe owner in Paris.

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Syllabification: tor·to·ni

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