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crème de menthe

[ krem duh -menth, mint, kreem; French krem duh -mahnt ]
/ ˌkrɛm də ˈmɛnθ, ˈmɪnt, ˌkrim; French krɛm də ˈmɑ̃t /
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noun

a white or green liqueur flavored with mint.

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Origin of crème de menthe

1900–05; <French: literally, cream of mint
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British Dictionary definitions for crème de menthe

crème de menthe
/ (ˈkrɛm də ˈmɛnθ, ˈmɒ̃t, ˈkriːm, ˈkreɪm) /

noun

a liqueur flavoured with peppermint, usually bright green in colour

Word Origin for crème de menthe

French, literally: cream of mint
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