ice-cream cone
noun Date: 1909 a thin crisp edible cone for holding ice cream; also one filled with ice cream

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ice-cream cone — ice cream ,cone noun count a hard thin COOKIE shaped like a CONE, that you can put ice cream in, or one of these with ice cream in it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Ice cream cone — An ice cream cone or cornet is a cone shaped pastry, usually made of a wafer similar in texture to a waffle, in which ice cream is served, allowing it to be eaten without a bowl or spoon. Various types of ice cream cones include waffle cones,… …   Wikipedia

  • ice-cream cone — noun ice cream in a crisp conical wafer • Hypernyms: ↑frozen dessert * * * noun : a crisp conical wafer usually about five inches long holding ice cream * * * /uys kreem / 1. a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice-cream cone — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ice cream cone : singular ice cream cone plural ice cream cones a hard thin biscuit shaped like a cone, that you can put ice cream in, or one of these with ice cream in it …   English dictionary

  • ice cream cone — noun 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… …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • ice-cream cone — /ˈaɪs krim koʊn/ (say uys kreem kohn) noun 1. a cone shaped edible wafer designed to hold ice cream. 2. such a wafer holding ice cream …   Australian English dictionary

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

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