pousse-café


pousse–ca·fé

noun \ˌpüs-(ˌ)ka-ˈfā\

Definition of POUSSE-CAFÉ

:  an after-dinner drink consisting of several liqueurs of different colors and specific gravities poured so as to remain in separate layers

Origin of POUSSE-CAFÉ

French, literally, coffee chaser
First Known Use: 1862

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