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cappuccino

noun cap·puc·ci·no \ˌka-pə-ˈchē-(ˌ)nō, ˌkä-pü-\

: a drink of strong coffee (called espresso) that has a bubbly layer of hot milk on top

Full Definition of CAPPUCCINO

:  espresso coffee topped with frothed hot milk or cream and often flavored with cinnamon

Examples of CAPPUCCINO

  1. We stopped for dessert and cappuccinos.

Origin of CAPPUCCINO

Italian, literally, Capuchin; from the likeness of its color to that of a Capuchin's habit
First Known Use: 1893

Rhymes with CAPPUCCINO

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