Definition of crema in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrema/


A brownish foam that forms on the top of freshly made espresso.
Example sentences
  • The coffee sprays down creating a deep tan crema during the first half of the brew.
  • Simply, cleanly and with no fuss complete with a thick layer of crema atop the espresso.
  • The main difference from an espresso is that it doesn't produce a crema.


Italian, literally 'cream'.

Words that rhyme with crema

claimer, defamer, framer, proclaimer, Shema, tamer

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Syllabification: cre·ma

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