[gruh-nee-tuh; Italian grah-nee-tah]
- frozen flavored ice.
Origin of granita
1865–70; < Italian: noun use of feminine of granito grainy; see granite
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Examples from the Web for granita
I had kept on my hat as we thought we would go out, take a turn in the arcades and have a "granita."
The padrone told us of a famous caf where the "granita" was very good, also very good music.
- a type of Italian dessert, similar to a sorbet
from Italian granito grainy