Definition of cappuccino in English:
noun (plural cappuccinos)
Coffee made with milk that has been frothed up with pressurized steam.
- They sipped their espressos and cappuccinos from the coffee shop next door that was practically part of the theatre.
- I don't care though, since I use my dark coffee for lattes and cappuccinos anyway.
- The blends, all from Arabica beans, are fine when mixed with milk in lattes and cappuccinos.
1940s: from Italian, literally 'Capuchin', because its color resembles that of a Capuchin's habit.
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