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English definition of “crème brûlée”

crème brûlée

noun [C or U]     /ˌkrem.bruːˈleɪ/
a sweet food made from custard (= a sweet, soft mixture of milk, eggs, and sugar) with hard, burnt sugar on topPuddings, desserts and ices
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