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[krem, kreem; French krem] /krɛm, krim; French krɛm/

noun, plural crèmes
[kremz, kreemz; French krem] /krɛmz, krimz; French krɛm/ (Show IPA)
one of a class of liqueurs of a rather thick consistency.
/krɛm; kriːm; kreɪm/
any of various sweet liqueurs: crème de moka
(of a liqueur) rich and sweet

1845, from French crème (see cream (n.)). For crème brûlée, see brulee.


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  • Creme-anglaise

    [krem ang-gleyz, -glez, kreem; French krem ahn-glez] /ˈkrɛm æŋˈgleɪz, -ˈglɛz, ˈkrim; French krɛm ɑ̃ˈglɛz/ noun, French Cookery. 1. a custard sauce flavored with vanilla or sometimes with rum, orange liqueur, kirsch, etc.

  • Creme brulee

    [krem broo-ley, kreem; French krem bry-ley] /ˌkrɛm bruˈleɪ, ˌkrim; French krɛm brüˈleɪ/ noun, plural crèmes brûlées [krem broo-leyz, kreem; French krem bry-ley] /ˌkrɛm bruˈleɪz, ˌkrim; French krɛm brüˈleɪ/ (Show IPA). French Cookery. 1. a custard that has been sprinkled with sugar and placed under a broiler until a brown crust forms on top.

  • Creme-de-bananes

    [krem duh bah-nahn, kreem; French krem duh ba-nan] /ˌkrɛm də bɑˈnɑn, ˌkrim; French krɛm də baˈnan/ noun 1. a liqueur flavored with bananas.

  • Creme-de-cacao

    [krem duh koh-koh, kah-kah-oh, kreem; French krem duh ka-ka-oh] /ˌkrɛm də ˈkoʊ koʊ, kɑˈkɑ oʊ, ˌkrim; French krɛm də kaˈka oʊ/ noun 1. a liqueur flavored with cacao and vanilla beans. /ˈkrɛm də kɑːˈkɑːəʊ; ˈkəʊkəʊ ˈkriːm; ˈkreɪm/ noun 1. a sweet liqueur with a chocolate flavour

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