café au lait

noun ca·fé au lait \(ˌ)ka-ˈfā-ō-ˈlā\

Definition of CAFÉ AU LAIT

:  coffee with usually hot milk in about equal parts
:  the color of coffee with milk

Origin of CAFÉ AU LAIT

French, coffee with milk
First Known Use: 1763


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