cafeneh

noun
ca·​fe·​neh
variants: or cafenet \ ˈkafəˌnā \
plural -s

Definition of cafeneh

: a Turkish coffeehouse or inn

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First Known Use of cafeneh

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cafeneh

Turkish kahvane, kahvehane coffee shop, café, from kahve coffee + hane house

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“Cafeneh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cafeneh. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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