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A type of ice cream containing or flavored with mixed fruits and sometimes nuts.
- ‘Europe always was more like a tub of tutti-frutti than a slice of Neapolitan (an appropriate simile, for ice cream was the period's invention, being usually credited to the Parisian café-owner Tortoni).’
- ‘Both of us liked the tutti-frutti ice cream very much,’ said the 62-year-old resident of Cempaka Putih, East Jakarta.’
Italian, literally ‘all fruits’.
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