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spumone

[spuh-moh-nee, -ney; Italian spoo-maw-ne] /spəˈmoʊ ni, -neɪ; Italian spuˈmɔ nɛ/
noun
1.
an Italian style of ice cream of a very fine and smooth texture, usually containing layers of various colors and flavors and chopped fruit or nuts.
Also, spumoni
[spuh-moh-nee] /spəˈmoʊ ni/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < Italian, equivalent to spum(a) spume + -one augmentative suffix
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spumone

/spuːˈməʊnɪ; Italian spuˈmoːne/
noun (pl) -ni (-nɪ)
1.
a creamy Italian ice cream, made in sections of different colouring, usually containing candied fruit and nuts
Word Origin
Italian, from spuma foam, spume
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Word Origin and History for spumoni
n.

kind of ice cream dessert, 1929, from Italian spumone (singular), spumoni (plural), from spuma "foam," from Latin spuma (see spume).

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