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

  • n. A confection made of crushed ice and flavored syrup inserted into a paper cone and mounded on top.

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  • n. A confection consisting of crushed ice covered with flavored syrup or fruit juice, usually served in a paper cone or a plastic glass.


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  • A snow cone (or sno cone) is a dessert item usually made of crushed or shaved ice flavored with brightly colored sugary syrup, usually fruit-flavored. Some are served with a spoon, and some are eaten with the hands like an ice cream cone.


    January 31, 2008