ice cream


noun

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

Origin of ice cream

First recorded in 1735–45

Can be confused

ice cream sherbet sorbet
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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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