crème de cacao

noun
crème de ca·cao | \ ˈkrēm-də-ˈkō-(ˌ)kō ; ˌkrem-də-kə-ˈkau̇ , -kə-ˈkā-(ˌ)ō \

Definition of crème de cacao 

: a sweet brown or colorless liqueur flavored with cacao beans and vanilla

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Grab a flight of cocktails to create your very own red, white and blue combo, including Replay’s Salt N Pepa made with strawberry jalapeño tequila, a Lebowski with blanco tequila and cream of coconut, and an Aquateen with vodka and creme de cacao. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Red, white and booze: Celebrate the Fourth of July with these patriotic cocktails," 29 June 2017 Try the 20th Century cocktail with Prairie gin, Lillet blanc, creme de cacao and lemon ($13). Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago date idea: Escape from a rival mob then dine at Maude's Liquor Bar," 21 July 2017

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First Known Use of crème de cacao

circa 1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crème de cacao

French, literally, cream of cacao

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