snow cone

noun
\ ˈsnō-ˌkōn How to pronounce snow cone (audio) \
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Definition of snow cone

: granular ice molded into a ball and flavored with a syrup

Examples of snow cone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Almost too beautiful to tear into, the icy snow cones at Snowtime are exactly what a triple digit day demands. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Put these 10 frozen desserts on your Phoenix summer bucket list," 26 July 2019 Food and Snowy of Midtown snow cones will available for purchase on-site. Houston Chronicle, "Family Fun: Dia de los Muertos events, Indonesian Fest," 31 Oct. 2019 When the top of this snow cone melts in the summer, liquid water percolates down into the firn, which soaks it up like a 100-foot-thick sponge. National Geographic, "Something strange is happening to Greenland's ice sheet," 18 Sep. 2019 Food from local food trucks and snow cones will be also available for purchase. Jennifer Boehm, sun-sentinel.com, "What to do with the kids this weekend: pumpkins, mermaids, trick-or-treating and more," 22 Oct. 2019 Food options at this year’s Picnic in the Park include The Cedar Grill, Hofbrauhaus Cleveland, Sauced Wood Fired Pizza, snow cones and popcorn. John Benson, cleveland.com, "Brooklyn’s annual Picnic in the Park returns with fireworks, food and fun," 12 Aug. 2019 Meanwhile, the patio at Monroe Street Market becomes a destination for families, with a moon bounce and free cotton candy and snow cones. Washington Post, "16 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend," 15 Aug. 2019 The morning program will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Katy Heritage Park and Fire Station #1 to enjoy activities including bounce houses, public safety demos, dunking booth, petting zoo, trackless train, snow cones and more. Houston Chronicle, "TR Katy Rancher calendar 0703," 1 July 2019 Food offerings from more than a dozen local restaurants included pizza, snow cones and crepes. Graydon Megan, chicagotribune.com, "Rock the Block draws families to Elmhurst for music, food and fun," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of snow cone

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snow cone was in 1941

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30 Dec 2019

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“Snow cone.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow%20cone. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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snow cone

noun
How to pronounce snow cone (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of snow cone

US : a cone-shaped paper cup that contains very small pieces of ice flavored with a sweet syrup

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