Definition of brasserie
: an informal usually French restaurant serving simple hearty food
Origin and Etymology of brasserie
French, literally, brewery, from Middle French brasser to brew, from Old French bracier, from Vulgar Latin *braciare, of Celt origin; akin to Welsh brag malt
First Known Use: 1825
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