crème de violette

Pronunciation: [krehm deuh VEE-oh-leht; vyoh-LEHT]

Dutch liqueur, amethyst in color, perfumed and flavored with essence of violets.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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