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or spu·mo·ne  (spo͝o-mō′nē)
An Italian ice cream having layers of different colors or flavors and often containing fruits and nuts.

[Italian spumone, spumoni (originally, a layered ice cream dessert containing a lighter layer incorporating whipped cream), from augmentative of spuma, foam, whipped sorbet, from Old Italian, foam, from Latin spūma.]
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(spuːˈməʊnɪ; Italian spuˈmoːne) or


n, pl -ni (-nɪ)
(Cookery) a creamy Italian ice cream, made in sections of different colouring, usually containing candied fruit and nuts
[Italian, from spuma foam, spume]
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