Definition of cream adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kriːm//
; NAmE NAmE//kriːm//
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 pale yellowish-white in colour a cream linen suit Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French cresme, from a blend of late Latin cramum (probably of Gaulish origin) and ecclesiastical Latin chrisma, from Greek khrisma ‘anointing’, from khriein ‘anoint’.
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