French press

noun

Definition of French press

: a coffeepot in which ground beans are infused and then pressed to the bottom by means of a plunger

First Known Use of French press

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of French press was in 1976

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“French press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20press. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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