crème de noyau

crème de no·​yau | \ ¦kremdə¦nwȧˈyō, ¦krām-; ¦krēmdən¦wī¦ō \
plural crèmes de noyau

Definition of crème 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

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History and Etymology for crème de noyau

French, literally, cream of kernel

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“Crème de noyau.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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