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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dense ice cream of South Asian origin, typically made with boiled milk, sugar, cardamom, pistachios, and other ingredients.

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  • noun A popular flavoured frozen ice cream dessert of South Asia, made from milk

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hindi and Urdu qulfī, tight-sealing mold for ices, kulfi, alteration of quflī, from Persian, mold for ices, from qufl, lock, bolt, from Arabic, from Aramaic quplā, from qpal, to roll down, go across.]

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