crème de noyau

noun

crème de no·​yau
¦kremdə¦nwȧˈyō,
¦krām-;
¦krēmdən¦wī¦ō
plural crèmes de noyau
: a liqueur with a brandy base flavored primarily with essential oils derived from the kernels of peaches, plums, and cherries or from almonds, the predominant flavor being that of bitter almonds

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, cream of kernel

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“Crème de noyau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cr%C3%A8me%20de%20noyau. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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