framboise

noun
fram·​boise | \ fräⁿ-ˈbwäz \

Definition of framboise

: a brandy or liqueur made from raspberries

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Fold the remaining two packages of raspberries and the framboise into the hot mixture and refrigerate until very cold. Ina Garten, House Beautiful, "Barefoot Contessa's Eton Mess Dessert Recipe," 1 Nov. 2010 Add the vanilla, framboise, buttermilk, sour cream, and a pinch of salt, and whisk to combine well. Adam Ried, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipes: Banish winter with a chicken-pesto dinner tart, salad, and dessert," 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, "Chicago date idea: Walk the 606 then Mindy's Hot Chocolate," 30 June 2017 Common flavors include kriek (cherry), framboise (raspberry), or peche (peach). Paula Forbes, GQ, "Why Brussels Makes for the Ultimate Beer Vacation," 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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