granita

[gruh-nee-tuh; Italian grah-nee-tah]
noun Italian Cookery.
frozen flavored ice.

Origin:
1865–70; < Italian: noun use of feminine of granito grainy; see granite

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granita (ɡrəˈniːtə)
 
n
a type of Italian dessert, similar to a sorbet
 
[from Italian granito grainy]

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It is a diabase downgraded by low-grade thermal metamorphism, probably as a result of intrusion of the adjacent granita.
Granita, a dessert made of small chunks of flavored ice, is an easy and popular way to cool off during sweltering summer months.
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