café brûlot

noun ca·fé brû·lot \¦kaˌfāˌbrüˈlō\

Definition of café brûlot


café brûlots

  1. :  a drink prepared with black coffee, cognac that is ignited and allowed to burn briefly, sweetening, and flavoring (as lemon peel, cloves, cinnamon, vanilla)

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Origin and Etymology of café brûlot

American French (Louisiana), literally, burned-brandy coffee

First Known Use: 1902

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a brief usually trivial fact

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