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granita

[gruh-nee-tuh; Italian grah-nee-tah] /grəˈni tə; Italian grɑˈni tɑ/
noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
frozen flavored ice.
Origin of granita
1865-1870
1865-70; < Italian: noun use of feminine of granito grainy; see granite
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British Dictionary definitions for granita

granita

/ɡrəˈniːtə/
noun
1.
a type of Italian dessert, similar to a sorbet
Word Origin
from Italian granito grainy
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