granita

[gruh-nee-tuh; Italian grah-nee-tah]
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noun Italian Cookery.

frozen flavored ice.

Origin of granita

1865–70; < Italian: noun use of feminine of granito grainy; see granite
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granita

noun

a type of Italian dessert, similar to a sorbet

Word Origin for granita

from Italian granito grainy
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