water ice

noun
  1. ice formed by direct freezing of fresh or salt water, and not by compacting of snow.
  2. a frozen dessert, similar to sherbet, made of water, sweetener, and fruit syrup or other flavorings.

Origin of water ice

First recorded in 1810–20
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water ice

noun
  1. an ice cream made from a frozen sugar syrup flavoured with fruit juice or purée; sorbet
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