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[pahr-fey] /pɑrˈfeɪ/

a dessert of ice cream and fruit or ice cream and syrup in alternate layers, often topped with whipped cream and served in a tall, narrow, short-stemmed glass.
any frozen dessert in which fruit, nuts, etc., have been folded into whipped cream or egg custard.
a rich frozen dessert made from eggs and cream with ice cream, fruit, etc

kind of frozen dessert, 1894, French, literally “perfect” (see perfect (adj.)).


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