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crème de menthe

 (krĕm′ də mäNt′, mĕnth′, mĭnt′)
n.
A sweet green or white liqueur flavored with mint.

[French : crème, cream + de, of + menthe, mint.]

crème de menthe

(ˈkrɛm də ˈmɛnθ; ˈmɒ̃t; ˈkriːm; ˈkreɪm)
n
(Brewing) a liqueur flavoured with peppermint, usually bright green in colour
[French, literally: cream of mint]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creme de menthe - sweet green or white mint-flavored liqueur
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
grasshopper - a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)
stinger - a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
Translations

crème de menthe

[ˈkremdəmɒːnθ] Nlicor m de crema de menta

crème de menthe

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