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- a dessert made of rich cream, eggs, syrup, etc. frozen together and served in a tall, slender, short-stemmed glass
- a dessert of layers of ice cream, crushed fruit, etc. in such a glass
Origin: Fr, literally , perfect
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- A dessert made of cream, eggs, sugar, and flavoring frozen together and served in a tall glass.
- A dessert made of several layers of different flavors of ice cream or ices, variously garnished and served in a tall glass.
Origin: French, from Old French, perfect, from Latin perfectus; see perfect.