French roast

noun

Definition of French roast

: coffee of a darker roast than is usual in the U.S. but not as dark as Italian roast

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“French roast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20roast. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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