from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Italian ice cream or ice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An Italian variant of ice cream made from milk and sugar, combined with other flavourings. The ingredients are super-cooled while stirring to break up ice crystals as they form.
Italian, from past participle of gelare, to freeze; see gelatin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian gelato ("ice cream"). (Wiktionary)