Barista meaning

bə-rēsstə
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An employee of a coffee shop who prepares and serves coffee or other beverages containing coffee.
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The definition of a barista is someone who brews and sells coffee.

The person who makes coffee drinks at Starbucks is an example of a barista.

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A person who brews and sells coffee, as in a coffeehouse.
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A person who serves behind the counter in a coffee shop.
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Origin of barista

  • Italian bartender bar bar, café (from English bar bar1) -ista -ist (from Latin -ista, -istēs) (from Greek -istēs agent n. suff)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Loanword from Italian barista (“bartender”), cognate to bar + -ist (“person”), literally “bar person”; compare barman.

    From Wiktionary