demitasse


demi·tasse

noun \ˈde-mi-ˌtas, -ˌtäs, -mē-\

: a small amount of black coffee that is served in a small cup; also : the cup used to serve it

Full Definition of DEMITASSE

:  a small cup of black coffee; also :  the cup used to serve it

Origin of DEMITASSE

French demi-tasse, from demi- + tasse cup, from Middle French, from Arabic ṭass — more at tazza
First Known Use: 1842

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