crema

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See also: Crema, cremá, créma, cremà, and cremă

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian crema. Doublet of cream, second-etymology crema, and crème.

Noun[edit]

crema (countable and uncountable, plural cremas)

  1. The light-colored, orangish head of foam on a cup of espresso.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish crema. Doublet of cream, first-etymology crema, and crème.

Noun[edit]

crema (uncountable)

  1. A Mexican foodstuff, the Mexican version of crème fraîche or sour cream.
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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French crème.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crema f (plural cremes)

  1. cream (fat part of milk)
  2. cream (skin product)
  3. soup with cream
  4. custard
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

crema

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

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French crème.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crema f (plural creme)

  1. cream

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: crema
  • Greek: κρέμα (kréma)

Verb[edit]

crema

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

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cremā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cremō

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crema f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of cremă

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾema/, [ˈkɾe.ma]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French crème.

Noun[edit]

crema f (plural cremas)

  1. cream (cosmetic product)
  2. (Latin America) cream (dairy product)
    Synonym: (Spain) nata
  3. soup with cream
  4. custard
  5. (Latin America, colloquial) mess (disorder)
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

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 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

crema f (plural cremas)

  1. (rare) dieresis

See also[edit]

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian; azul-petróleo              azur              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

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