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crème

[krem, kreem; French krem] /krɛm, krim; French krɛm/
noun, plural crèmes
[kremz, kreemz; French krem] /krɛmz, krimz; French krɛm/ (Show IPA)
1.
2.
one of a class of liqueurs of a rather thick consistency.
Also, creme.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < French; see cream
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British Dictionary definitions for cremes

crème

/krɛm; kriːm; kreɪm/
noun
1.
cream
2.
any of various sweet liqueurs: crème de moka
adjective
3.
(of a liqueur) rich and sweet
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Word Origin and History for cremes

creme

n.

1845, from French crème (see cream (n.)). For crème brûlée, see brulee.

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