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See also: Crema, cremá, créma, and cremà

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Italian.

NounEdit

crema (countable and uncountable, plural cremas)

  1. The light-colored, orangish head of foam on a cup of espresso.

Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish

NounEdit

crema (uncountable)

  1. A Mexican foodstuff, the Mexican version of crème fraîche or sour cream.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French crème.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crema f (plural cremes)

  1. cream (fat part of milk)
  2. cream (skin product)
  3. soup with cream
  4. custard
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

crema

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of cremar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of cremar

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

crema f (plural creme)

  1. cream

Usage notesEdit

  • Panna generally refers to physical cream, while crema refers to the flavor of cream. A pint of creamy gelato would be termed crema and not panna.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

crema

  1. third-person singular present of cremare
  2. second-person singular imperative of cremare

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cremā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cremō

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

crema

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cremar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cremar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French crème.

NounEdit

crema f (plural cremas)

  1. cream (cosmetic product)
  2. (Latin America) cream (dairy product)
  3. soup with cream
  4. custard
  5. (Latin America, colloquial) mess (disorder)
SynonymsEdit
  • (dairy product): nata (Spain)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

crema

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of cremar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of cremar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of cremar.

Etymology 3Edit

From Ancient Greek τρῆμα (trêma) (perhaps influenced by crema), perforation, orifice

NounEdit

crema f (plural cremas)

  1. (rare) dieresis

Further readingEdit