café filtre

noun
ca·​fé filtre | \ ¦kaˌfāˈfiltə(r), F kȧfāfēltrᵊ \

Definition of café filtre

: coffee made by passing hot water through ground coffee and a filter

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First Known Use of café filtre

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for café filtre

French café-filtre, from café coffee + filtre filter

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“Café filtre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caf%C3%A9%20filtre. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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