crème

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noun \ˈkrem also ˈkrēm or ˈkrām\
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creme

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Definition of crème

plural

crèmes

or

cremes

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  1. 1 :  a sweet liqueur

  2. 2 :  cream or a preparation made with or resembling cream used in cooking

  3. 3 :  cream 2b

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Origin and Etymology of crème

French, from Old French cresme — more at cream




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