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English definition of “frosting”

frosting

noun [U]     /ˈfrɒs.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈfrɑː.stɪŋ/ US (UK icing)
a sweet food used to cover or fill cakes , made from sugar and water or sugar and butter Cakes
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