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au lait

[oh ley; French oh le] /oʊ ˈleɪ; French oʊ ˈlɛ/
adjective, French Cookery.
1.
prepared or served with milk.
Origin of au lait
< French: literally, with the milk. See lact-
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British Dictionary definitions for au-lait

au lait

/əʊ ˈleɪ; French o lɛ/
adjective
1.
prepared or served with milk
Word Origin
French, literally: with milk
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Contemporary definitions for au-lait
adjective

French for served with milk

Examples

Café au lait is sometimes called white coffee.

Usage Note

cooking

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