crème de violette

\\|kremdə|vyȯˈlet, |krām-; |krēmdəˈvī(ə)lə̇t\ noun (plural crèmes de violette)
Etymology: French, literally, cream of violet
: a sweet violet-flavored liqueur — compare creme yvette

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/krem' deuh vuy"euh lit, kreem'/; Fr. /krddem deuh vyaw let"/
a liqueur flavored with vanilla extract and the essential oils of violets.
[ < F: lit., cream of violet]

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