snow cone


snow cone
noun
: snowball 1b

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a paper cup with shaved or crushed ice over which flavored syrup has been poured.
[1960-65]

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snow cone noun (N American)
A confection consisting of a paper cone filled with crushed ice flavoured with a syrup
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Main Entry:snow

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(also sno-cone) n. a paper cup filled with fruit-flavored crushed ice

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(or sno-cone) /ˈsnoʊˌkoʊn/ noun, pl ⋯ cones or -cones [count]
US : a cone-shaped paper cup that contains very small pieces of ice flavored with a sweet syrup

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • snow cone — n AmE crushed ice with a coloured sweet liquid poured over it, served in a ↑cone shaped paper cup …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snow cone — snow ,cone noun count a sweet food that consists of a lump of flavored ice that you hold in a paper CONE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snow cone — ☆ snow cone n. a confection consisting of crushed ice and a flavored syrup, served in a paper cone …   English World dictionary

  • snow cone — snow′ cone n. coo a paper cup filled with crushed ice over which flavored syrup has been poured • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Snow cone — A snow cone (or sno cone. Spanish: raspado) is a dessert item usually made of crushed or shaved ice, flavored with brightly colored sugary syrup, usually fruit flavored. Variations include the stuffed snow cone, which has a layer of soft serve… …   Wikipedia

  • snow cone — or sno cone noun Date: 1964 granular ice molded into a ball and flavored with a syrup …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snow cone — noun A confection consisting of crushed ice covered with flavored syrup or fruit juice, usually served in a paper cone or a plastic glass. Syn: snowball …   Wiktionary

  • snow cone — (also sno cone) noun N. Amer. & W. Indian a paper cup of crushed ice flavoured with fruit syrup …   English new terms dictionary

  • snow cone — a paper cup with shaved or crushed ice over which flavored syrup has been poured. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • snow cone — /ˈsnoʊ koʊn/ (say snoh kohn) noun 1. a type of frozen dessert made of shaved ice topped with a brightly coloured fruit flavoured sugary syrup. 2. Colloquial a type of pipe through which powder amphetamines can be smoked. Also, snowcone …   Australian English dictionary