caffe latte

noun

caf·​fe lat·​te ˈkä-(ˌ)fā-ˈlä-(ˌ)tā How to pronounce caffe latte (audio)
: espresso mixed with hot or steamed milk

Examples of caffe latte in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are espresso options like a standard cortado ($4.50 for 4 ounces), cappuccino ($4.50 for 6 ounces) and caffe latte ($5 for 8 ounces, $5.50 for 12 ounces). Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 Aug. 2023 Sadly, creating the perfect cap or caffe latte at home can be a hassle. Jaina Grey Jeffrey Van Camp, WIRED, 22 Dec. 2022 The venti caffe latte at Starbucks will cost you a pretty penny: $4.15, exact. Samantha Leac, Glamour, 9 Apr. 2019

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Word History

Etymology

Italian caffelatte, short for caffè e latte coffee and milk

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of caffe latte was in 1829

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Cite this Entry

“Caffe latte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caffe%20latte. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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