demitasse

noun demi·tasse \ ˈde-mi-ˌtas , -ˌtäs , -mē- \
Updated on: 4 Apr 2018

Definition of demitasse

: a small cup of black coffee; also : the cup used to serve it

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Origin and Etymology of demitasse

French demi-tasse, from demi- + tasse cup, from Middle French, from Arabic ṭass — more at tazza


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demitasse

Definition of demitasse for English Language Learners

  • : a small amount of black coffee that is served in a small cup; also : the cup used to serve it



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