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crème fraîche

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

Origin of crème fraîche

French, literally, fresh cream


First Known Use: 1950


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