a small cup of or for black coffee served following dinner
Origin of demitasseFrench from demi- (see demi-) + tasse, a cup (see tass)
- A small cup of strong black coffee or espresso.
- The small cup used to serve this drink.
Origin of demitasseFrench demi-tasse demi- demi- tasse cup ( from Old French) ( from Arabic &tlowdot;ašt basin ) ( from Persian tašt ) ( from Middle Persian) (Avestan tašta- cup, bowl )