Definition of crema in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkreɪmə


[mass noun]
  • A brownish foam that forms on the top of freshly made espresso coffee.
    More 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'.

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