crème

[krem, kreem; French krem]
noun, plural crèmes [kremz, kreemz; French krem] .
2.
one of a class of liqueurs of a rather thick consistency.
Also, creme.


Origin:
1815–25; < French; see cream

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crème (krɛm, kriːm, kreɪm)
 
n
1.  cream
2.  any of various sweet liqueurs: crème de moka
 
adj
3.  (of a liqueur) rich and sweet

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creme
1845, from Fr. crème (see cream). For crème brûlée, see brulee.
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Example sentences
Menu highlights include crab cakes, risotto, stuffed pork loin and creme brulee.
The dessert menu offers tiramisu and creme brulee and berries.
Sweet potato pecan pie and creme brulee are some of the dishes on the decadent
  dessert menu.
It's a chocolate pot de creme with caramel, a dash of maple syrup and sea salt
  served in a ceramic egg.
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