Definition of latte
: espresso mixed with hot or steamed milk : caffe latte You can't go wrong with a classic latte. Espresso topped with foamy milk—heaven in a cup. — The Daily Meal If you don't know the difference between a latte and a cappuccino, ask! (Cappuccinos have more foam and less steamed milk than a latte, if you were gonna ask.)— Tim Mulkerin also : a similar drink made with an ingredient (such as rooibos or chai) other than espresso Walk into a coffee shop or peruse Instagram and you're sure to have seen a matcha latte. — Alysha Witwicki We each stocked up on some loose leaf tea and ordered some drinks—a vanilla rooibos latte with coconut milk and kombucha on tap. — Allison Fong
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