Definition of spumoni in English:


(also spumone)


mass nounNorth American
  • A kind of ice-cream dessert with different colours and flavours in layers.

    • ‘You'll find much more than just cannoli and spumoni coming out of Fabrizio Collica's pastry kitchen.’
    • ‘At an Italian restaurant one night, he orders spumoni for dessert.’
    • ‘The company's signature dessert is spumoni, a premium gelato designed to be sliced, rather than scooped, so that every serving contains each flavor, along with the appropriate amount of fruit, nuts and whipped cream.’
    • ‘I asked André where he wanted to go and Mildred responded that she would like to get some Italian spumoni.’
    • ‘Round out the menu with toasted garlic bread, plenty of Parmesan cheese and easygoing red wine, and a simple layered ice cream terrine with spumoni flavors, and you have a homey dinner that's perfect for a crisp fall evening.’


From Italian spumone, from spuma ‘foam’.