ice cream cone


ice cream cone
a) A thin, conical confection baked from crepe batter, sealed at its apex, used to hold ice cream while it is being eaten.
b) Any sweet, edible cone or half-open cylinder which can be used in this fashion; often made with wafer or waffle techniques.
Syn: cone, cornet, ice-cream cornet, ice cream

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  • ice-cream cone — /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] * * * …   Universalium

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  • ice-cream cone — edible cone shaped object used for holding ice cream …   English contemporary dictionary


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