semifreddo


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sem·i·fred·do

 (sĕm′ē-frĕd′ō)
n.
Any of various partially frozen desserts with a mousselike consistency, made with eggs, cream, sugar, flavorings, and often other ingredients.

[Italian, half-cold, semifreddo : semi-, semi- (from Latin sēmi-; see semi-) + freddo, cold (from Vulgar Latin *frigidus, alteration of Latin frīgidus; see frigid).]

semifreddo

(ˌsɛmɪˈfrɛdəʊ)
n, pl -dos
(Cookery) a partially frozen Italian dessert similar to ice cream
[Italian, literally: half cold]
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