Definition of framboise in English:

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Pronunciation: /frɒmˈbwɑːz/


1(In cooking) a raspberry: a deep, rich framboise taste
More example sentences
  • The framboises confiture were excellent.
  • The vendor told me they were framboises americain.
  • We settled on a framboise and vanilla mousse cake.
1.1 [mass noun] A white brandy distilled from fermented raspberry juice.
Example sentences
  • The eau-de-vie selection now includes framboise, kirsch, and quince.
  • There were quite a few bottles gathering dust in the liquor cabinet - Benedictine, framboise, aquavit - and he decided he might as well try them all.
  • I could use a glass of wine… or maybe some framboise… and I've always wanted to try a martini.


French, 'raspberry', from a conflation of Latin fraga ambrosia 'ambrosial strawberry'.

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