brasserie

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noun bras·se·rie \ˌbras-ˈrē, ˌbra-sə-\

Definition of brasserie

  1. :  an informal usually French restaurant serving simple hearty food

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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

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