demitasse

demitasse

[dem-i-tas, -tahs]
noun
1.
a small cup for serving strong black coffee after dinner.
2.
the coffee contained in such a cup.

Origin:
1835–45; < French: literally, half-cup

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demitasse (ˈdɛmɪˌtæs, French dəmitɑs)
 
n
1.  a small cup used to serve coffee, esp after a meal
2.  the coffee itself
 
[C19: French, literally: half-cup]

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