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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An ice cream made of heavy cream sometimes with minced almonds, chopped maraschino cherries, or other flavoring.

Usage examples (4)
  • -- Something entirely different in the nature of a frozen dessert can be had by preparing biscuit tortoni.
  • I made pecan pie and a frozen chocolate amaretto tortoni torte that won at a local gourmet competition here.
  • Afterward I had a small portion of tortoni, which never turns out to be as interesting a dessert as one would hope, and with it I drank four tiny cups of inky espresso...
  • Do people really have a problem distinguishing tortoni from spumoni? for more
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