crème de menthe

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

Definition of crème de menthe

: a sweet green or colorless mint-flavored liqueur

Origin and Etymology of crème de menthe

French, literally, cream of mint


CRÈME DE MENTHE Defined for English Language Learners

crème de menthe

noun

Definition of crème de menthe for English Language Learners

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


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