The best part or person or excellent choice

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  • It is one of the most interesting idioms that originated from the farms. After milking a cow the cream comes to the top of milk. Farmers preferred this cream over the milk, as it can be used for making different bakery items. French use a very famous expression ‘la crème de la crème’, which means ‘the cream of the cream’. This expression is now used to describe anything that is of best quality or features.
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Brazilian chocolate is the cream of the crop of Hagen Daz collection.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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cream of the cropThe best or most desirable among some selection.
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زبدة المحصول أو كريمة المحصول

toppen af poppen

Besten der Besten

kremo de la rikolto

crema de la cosecha

خامه محصول

sadon kerma

crème de la crème

uachtar an bhairr

crema del raccolto

neusje van de zalm

kremen av avlingen

śmietana z upraw

nata da cultura

самые сливки

grödan

莊稼的奶油

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