double cream

or double crème


noun

(in France) a fresh, soft cheese with at least 60 percent fat, made from cow's milk enriched with cream.

Nearby words

  1. double coconut,
  2. double compartment hydrocephalus,
  3. double concerto,
  4. double contrast enema,
  5. double counterpoint,
  6. double cross,
  7. double crown,
  8. double cup,
  9. double dagger,
  10. double date

Compare triple cream.

Origin of double cream

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for double cream

double cream

noun

thick cream with a high fat-content
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