double cream

double cream
fresh soft French cheese containing at least 60% fat
Hypernyms: ↑cream cheese

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noun [noncount]
Brit :heavy cream

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ˌdouble ˈcream 7 [double cream] noun uncountable (BrE)
thick cream which contains a lot of fat and can be mixed so that it is no longer liquid

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