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Definition of ice cream noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

ice cream

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌaɪs ˈkriːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaɪs ˈkriːm//
 
(also ice cream especially in North American English) [uncountable, countable] Sweets and desserts
 
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a type of sweet frozen food made from milk fat, flavoured with fruit, chocolate, etc. and often eaten as a dessert; a small amount of this food intended for one person, often served in a container made of biscuit that is shaped like a cone Desserts are served with cream or ice cream. Who wants an ice cream? apple pie with ice cream See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word Origin mid 18th cent.: alteration of iced cream.
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