Definition of estaminet in English:

estaminet

Syllabification: es·ta·mi·net
Pronunciation: /esˌtamēˈnā
 
/

noun

  • A small cafe in France that sells alcoholic drinks.
    More example sentences
    • He cuts to the interior of a busy estaminet much later in the night, with Arnaud sitting at the counter nursing a coffee, oblivious to the bustling life around him.

Origin

French, from Walloon staminé 'cowshed', from stamo 'a pole for tethering a cow', probably from German Stamm 'stem'.

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