crème fraîche

noun \ ˈkrem-ˈfresh also ˈkrēm- or ˈkrām- \
variants: or crème fraiche
Updated on: 22 May 2018

Definition of crème fraîche

: heavy cream thickened and slightly soured with buttermilk and often served on fruit

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Origin and Etymology of crème fraîche

French, literally, fresh cream


CRÈME FRAÎCHE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of crème fraîche for English Language Learners

  • : a thick cream that is slightly sour and often served on fruit


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