spu·​mo·​ni | \ spu̇-ˈmō-nē How to pronounce spumoni (audio) \
variants: or less commonly spumone

Definition of spumoni

: ice cream in layers of different colors, flavors, and textures often with candied fruits and nuts

Examples of spumoni in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But not before the spumoni and house grappa arrive. Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appetit, 15 Aug. 2017 To cool down, folks can get Ravasio's Italian ice in a variety of flavors as well as Angelo Brocato's spumoni and chocolate and vanilla gelato. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, 5 Sep. 2017 End the meal with spumoni and ask your server for some house grappa. Bon Appetit, 1 Aug. 2017 End the meal with spumoni and ask your server for some house grappa. Bon Appetit, 1 Aug. 2017 Lunch at Old Spaghetti Factory; choice of spinach cheese ravioli, spaghetti with meat sauce or fettuccini Alfredo, includes bread, salad, spumoni, coffee, tea or milk, tax and gratuity. Patricia Bicoy, Orange County Register, 8 June 2017 The rest are what kids in Bay Ridge and Corona used to want on their birthdays: tortoni, tartufo, spumoni. Pete Wells, New York Times, 20 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of spumoni

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spumoni

Italian spumone, augmentative of spuma foam, from Latin

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“Spumoni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spumoni. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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