ice cream

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See also: icecream and ice-cream

English[edit]

Strawberry ice cream with strawberries.

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Etymology[edit]

Lexicalization of a reduced pronunciation of iced cream with regular deletion of -d before a cluster, from iced +‎ cream. Compare mash potato.

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ice cream (countable and uncountable, plural ice creams)

  1. (uncountable) A dessert made from frozen sweetened cream or a similar substance, usually flavoured.
    Strawberries are particularly delicious with ice cream.
  2. (countable) A portion of ice cream on a stick, in a cup or in a wafer cone.
    Can I have some money for an ice cream, Mum?

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