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Meaning of crème anglaise

crème an•glaise

Pronunciation: (krem' ang-glāz', -glez', krēm' Fr. krem än-glez'), [key]
— French Cookery. French Cookery.
  1. a custard sauce flavored with vanilla or sometimes with rum, orange liqueur, kirsch, etc.
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