Neapolitan

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin neāpolītānus, from Neāpolis, from Ancient Greek Νεάπολις (Neápolis, literally new city), a Greek city in modern Naples.

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Neapolitan (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to Naples, a city in southern Italy.
  2. Describing an ice cream combination of the flavours chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry in order. (Until the mid-20th century the flavours were pistachio, vanilla, and strawberry, giving the colours of the Italian flag.)
    Synonyms: harlequin
  3. (dated) Describing a variety of ice cream made with eggs as well as cream.

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Neapolitan (plural Neapolitans)

  1. An inhabitant or resident of Naples.

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Neapolitan (uncountable)

  1. The language of Naples, Italy.

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