café filtre

noun

ca·​fé filtre
¦kaˌfāˈfiltə(r),
F kȧfāfēltrᵊ
: coffee made by passing hot water through ground coffee and a filter

Word History

Etymology

French café-filtre, from café coffee + filtre filter

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of café filtre was in 1922

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“Café filtre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caf%C3%A9%20filtre. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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