gelato

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Borrowing from Italian gelato(ice cream), from Latin gelātus, derived from gelū(frost, chill), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *gel-(cold).

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Italian gelato with two tower-shaped biscuits

Noun[edit]

gelato (usually uncountable, plural gelati or gelatos)

  1. An Italian variant of ice cream made from milk and sugar, combined with other flavourings. The ingredients are supercooled while stirring to break up ice crystals as they form.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gelātus, derived from gelū(frost, chill), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *gel-(cold).
Surface analysis: gelo(frost, cold) +‎ -ato(past participle suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒeˈla.to/, [d͡ʒeˈl̺äːt̪o]
  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Hyphenation: ge‧là‧to

Verb[edit]

gelato m (feminine singular gelata, masculine plural gelati, feminine plural gelate)

  1. past participle of gelare

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gelato m (feminine singular gelata, masculine plural gelati, feminine plural gelate)

  1. icy, frozen, very cold

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gelato m (plural gelati)

  1. (also uncountable) ice cream, gelato

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gelātō

  1. dative masculine singular of gelātus
  2. dative neuter singular of gelātus
  3. ablative masculine singular of gelātus
  4. ablative neuter singular of gelātus