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noun
a frozen food containing cream or milk and butterfat, sugar, flavoring, and sometimes eggs.

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Origin of ice cream

First recorded in 1735–45

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ice cream

ice cream , sherbet, sorbet
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British Dictionary definitions for ice cream

ice cream

noun
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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