demitasse
[ demi-i-tas ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
mid-19th century from French, literally "half-cup"
Synonyms
  • drink mug coffee cup
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
a small cup for serving strong black coffee after dinner
Example
A) She served her guest an after-dinner coffee in a demitasse. B) The demitasse fell on the floor and shattered, spilling coffee everywhere.
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