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espresso definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans

Merriam Webster's

also expresso noun (plural -sos) Etymology: Italian (caffè) espresso, probably literally, coffee made on the spot at the customer's request Date: 1945 1. coffee brewed by forcing steam or hot water through finely ground darkly roasted coffee beans 2. a cup of espresso

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also expresso) (pl. -os) 1 strong concentrated black coffee made under steam pressure. 2 a machine for making this. Etymology: It., = pressed out

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(espressos) Espresso coffee is made by forcing steam or boiling water through ground coffee beans. ...Italian espresso coffee. • An espresso is a cup of espresso coffee. N-COUNT



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