gelati

[juh-lah-tee]
noun Italian Cookery.
a rich ice cream, made with eggs and usually containing a relatively low percentage of butterfat.
Also, gelato [juh-lah-toh] .


Origin:
< Italian, plural of gelato, noun use of past participle of gelare to freeze; see gelatin

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Main Entry:  gelato
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an Italian ice cream with almost no air and thereby denser than other ice creams
Etymology:  1929-34; < It. Gelare to freeze
Usage:  pl gelatos, gelati
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Example sentences
But the rosemary gelato topped everything-that and the meeting of the
  restaurant's bartenders that took place right beside us.
For dessert, don't bother with anything but a dish of vanilla gelato.
When making the perfect gelato, much depends on the size of the ice crystals.
Tooling around as a beloved icon in an enchanting place is as addictive as good
  gelato.
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