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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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or spu•mo•ne

(spəˈmoʊ ni)

variously flavored and colored ice cream containing candied fruit and nuts.
[1920–25; < Italian, =spum(a) spume + -one augmentative suffix]
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