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café noir

Syllabification: ca·fé noir
Pronunciation: /ˌkafā ˈnwär
 
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Definition of café noir in English:

noun

Black coffee.
Example sentences
  • Since we had already done that we left them there and went off on our own to walk the streets around the museum and have a café noir.
  • A story went the rounds of one agent who went to a café and asked for a café noir - this was a mistake, because a café noir was the only kind available, milk being rationed, and his ‘cover’ was blown.
  • In France, a café noir is a single shot of espresso and not a mug of black American coffee which is called a café filtre.

Origin

French.

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