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crème fraîche

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noun \ˈkrem-ˈfresh also ˈkrēm- or ˈkrām-\

Simple Definition of crème fraîche

  • : a thick cream that is slightly sour and often served on fruit

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crème fraîche

  1. :  heavy cream thickened and slightly soured with buttermilk and often served on fruit

Variants of crème fraîche

or

crème fraiche

Origin and Etymology of crème fraîche

French, literally, fresh cream


First Known Use: 1950


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