ice-cream cone


ice-cream cone
noun
ice cream in a crisp conical wafer
Hypernyms: ↑frozen dessert

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noun
: a crisp conical wafer usually about five inches long holding ice cream

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/uys"kreem'/
1. a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of ice cream.
2. such a cone with the ice cream it contains.
[1900-05]

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ice-cream cone UK US noun [countable] [singular ice-cream cone plural ice-cream cones]
a hard thin biscuit shaped like a cone , that you can put ice cream in, or one of these with ice cream in it
Thesaurus: cakes and biscuitshyponym types of food or drinkhypernym

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ice-cream cone,
1. a wafer shaped into a cone to hold a portion of ice cream.
2. the cone with ice cream in it.

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noun, pl ⋯ cones [count]
: a thin, crisp cake that is shaped like a cone and used for holding ice cream; also : one filled with ice cream

We each had an ice-cream cone for dessert.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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