[kap-oo-chee-noh, kah-poo-; Italian kahp-poot-chee-naw]
a hot beverage consisting of espresso coffee and steamed milk, often served with powdered cinnamon and topped with whipped cream.

1945–50; < Italian: literally, Capuchin, so called from a fancied resemblance of the drink's color to the color of a Capuchin habit Unabridged
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cappuccino (ˌkæpʊˈtʃiːnəʊ)
n , pl -nos
coffee with steamed milk, sometimes served with whipped cream or sprinkled with powdered chocolate
[Italian: capuchin]

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Word Origin & History

1948, from It. Capuchin in allusion to the beverage's color and its supposed resemblance to that of the brown hoods of the Friars Minor Capuchins (see Capuchin).
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Example sentences
Be sure to try their other flavors too, including cappuccino and chocolate.
Hyped on the genuine espresso and cappuccino being served, they stared as
  though they might never tire of looking at it.
We want a lot of electrical outlets and a cappuccino maker.
Pricey pastries are dusted in gold, and if you are really adventurous, you can
  get a cappuccino made with camel milk.
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