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crème de menthe

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noun \ˈkrem-də-ˈmen(t)th, ˈkrēm-, -ˈmint, ˈkrem-də-ˈmänt\

Simple Definition of crème de menthe

  • : a sweet and often green alcoholic drink with a mint flavor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crème de menthe

  1. :  a sweet green or colorless mint-flavored liqueur

Origin and Etymology of crème de menthe

French, literally, cream of mint


First Known Use: circa 1878


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