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demitasse Syllabification: dem·i·tasse
Pronunciation: /ˈdemēˌtäs/ /-ˌtas/

Definition of demitasse in English:

noun

A small coffee cup.
Example sentences
  • Celia stands a demitasse spoon straight up in the tiny cup of Turkish coffee.
  • A demitasse of Turkish coffee, so dreamily dense I feel its gently sandy texture on my lips, chaperones a cube of pale golden Turkish delight.
  • It is a country where acquaintances embrace when meeting and strangers are greeted with warmth, bonhomie, and a demitasse of rich coffee.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French, literally 'half-cup'.

Words that rhyme with demitasse

sassafras • gravitas

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