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Banana split

an elaborate confection, typically consisting of a banana sliced lengthwise, on top of which are placed two or more scoops of ice cream, fruit or other syrup, and a topping of whipped cream, nuts, and a maraschino cherry.
Contemporary Examples

She also recommends the banana split shake: strawberry, chocolate, and a mashed banana.
The Most American Pit Stop in the U.S.A. Jane & Michael Stern July 20, 2014

To all of this I have only one thing to say: Please pass the banana split.
The Fatwa Against Women Touching Bananas and Other Stupid Islamic Orders Asra Q. Nomani December 9, 2011

“To say the there’s a split in the Republican Party is to give the banana split a bad name,” said Winter.
Sam Brownback’s Kansas Catastrophe Patricia Murphy July 19, 2014

a dish of ice cream and banana cut in half lengthwise, usually topped with syrup, nuts, whipped cream, etc


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