Cappuccino meaning

kăpə-chēnō, käpə-
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Espresso coffee mixed or topped with steamed milk or cream.
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A serving of this beverage.
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Espresso coffee mixed with steamed milk and sometimes sprinkled with cinnamon or powdered chocolate.
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(uncountable) An Italian coffee-based beverage made from espresso and milk that has been steamed and/or frothed.
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(countable) A cup of this beverage.
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Origin of cappuccino

  • Italian Capuchin, cappuccino (from the resemblance of its color to the color of the monk's habit) capuchin

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

  • Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

    From Wiktionary