Definition of taverna
: a café in Greece
Recent Examples of taverna from the Web
But with minimal effort, beaches and tavernas away from crowds could be found.
No longer cooling his heels, Mr. Sippel will be ready in late spring with four-course tasting menus in a refined setting that will have a rustic front-room taverna: 19 West 24th Street.
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Origin and Etymology of taverna
Modern Greek taberna, probably from Late Greek, drinking establishment, from Latin, hut, shop
First Known Use: 1914See Words from the same year
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