framboise

noun
fram·​boise | \ fräⁿ-ˈbwäz How to pronounce framboise (audio) \

Definition of framboise

: a brandy or liqueur made from raspberries

Examples of framboise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Historically, fruit beers have been closely tied to Berliner weisse, framboise and other light German and Belgium beers. Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune, 24 June 2021 The Bungalows feature the House’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri’s toile de Jouy prints around the walls in shades of rich pink and gold of neon framboise pink and punchy chartreuse. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 3 June 2021 Harper got a bottle of framboise out of the fridge for his wife, Bérénice, who was upstairs. Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 2020 Fold the remaining two packages of raspberries and the framboise into the hot mixture and refrigerate until very cold. Ina Garten, House Beautiful, 1 Nov. 2010 Add the vanilla, framboise, buttermilk, sour cream, and a pinch of salt, and whisk to combine well. Adam Ried, BostonGlobe.com, 20 Apr. 2018 Share a creme brulee with raspberry framboise preserved rhubarb and raspberry crumble ($13) with your date or your friend to end the outing on a sweet note. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, 30 June 2017 Common flavors include kriek (cherry), framboise (raspberry), or peche (peach). Paula Forbes, GQ, 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of framboise

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for framboise

French, literally, raspberry, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Dutch braambes blackberry, literally, bramble berry, Old High German brāmberi — more at broom, berry

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The first known use of framboise was circa 1945

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“Framboise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/framboise. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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