from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A coffeehouse, restaurant, or bar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coffee shop; an establishment selling coffee and sometimes other non-alcoholic beverages, simple meals or snacks, with a facility to consume them on the premises.
  • n. A French pub.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coffeehouse; a restaurant, especially a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold; also, a room in a hotel or restaurant where coffee and liquors are served.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Coffee.
  • n. A coffee-house; a restaurant.


French, coffee, café, from Italian caffè, coffee, from Ottoman Turkish qahveh; see coffee.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French café ("coffee") (Wiktionary)


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