(also crème de cassis /ˌkrem də kaˈsēs/)
A syrupy liqueur flavored with black currants and produced mainly in Burgundy.
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- They're widely used for the syrupy crème de cassis.
- In each of them I poured a few drops of crème de cassis, a thick sweet blackcurrant liqueur, mostly used diluted in white wine to make Kir cocktails.
- In France the alcoholic cordial crème de cassis, made in the vicinity of Dijon in Burgundy from locally grown blackcurrants, won worldwide fame.
late 19th century: French, literally 'black currant', apparently from Latin cassia (see cassia).