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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
ˈice ˌcream, n. 
  • Food a frozen mixture eaten as a dessert, made with cream or milk, sugar, and flavoring[uncountable]He likes vanilla ice cream best.
  • a portion or serving of this dessert[countable]Two ice creams, please.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
    ice cream′, 
  • Fooda frozen food containing cream or milk and butterfat, sugar, flavoring, and sometimes eggs.
  • Etymology:1735–45


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    ice cream n
    1. a kind of sweetened frozen liquid, properly made from cream and egg yolks but often made from milk or a custard base, flavoured in various ways



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