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cafetière Line breaks: cafe|tière
Pronunciation: /ˌkaf(ə)ˈtjɛː/

Definition of cafetière in English:


A coffee pot containing a plunger made of fine mesh with which the grounds are pushed to the bottom when the coffee is ready to be poured.
Example sentences
  • But we finished a generous cafetière of coffee and headed off refreshed and invigorated into a maze of C roads, u-turns and scratched heads, safe in the knowledge that Harome boasts another shining star.
  • There is also a huge percentage of coffee drinkers who don't know how to make coffee in a cafetière, either don't get the dose right and it comes out too strong or weak, or they don't make it often enough to learn.
  • This range is too fine for a cafetière and an off-putting sediment was revealed in the tasting glass.


Mid 19th century: from French, from café 'coffee'.

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