crème caramel

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noun crème car·a·mel \-kä-rə-ˈmel, or see caramel\

Definition of crème caramel

  1. :  a custard that has been baked with caramel sauce

Origin and Etymology of crème caramel

French, literally, caramel cream


First Known Use: 1906


CRÈME CARAMEL Defined for English Language Learners

crème caramel

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noun crème car·a·mel \-kä-rə-ˈmel, or see caramel\

Definition of crème caramel for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet dessert made of a smooth, thick custard covered in a caramel sauce


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