crème de violette

crème de vio·​lette | \ ¦kremdə¦vyȯˈlet, ¦krām-; ¦krēmdəˈvī(ə)lə̇t\
plural crèmes de violette

Definition of crème de violette

: a sweet violet-flavored liqueur — compare creme yvette

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History and Etymology for crème de violette

French, literally, cream of violet

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