cremes

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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