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caffè latte

[kaf-ey lah-tey; Italian kah-fe laht-te] /ˈkæf eɪ ˈlɑ teɪ; Italian kɑˈfɛ ˈlɑt tɛ/
noun, Italian.
1.

latte

[lah-tey Italian laht-te] /ˈlɑ teɪ Italian ˈlɑt tɛ/
noun
1.
Also called caffè latte [kaf-ey lah-tey; Italian kahf-fe laht-te] /ˈkæf eɪ ˈlɑ teɪ; Italian ˈkɑf fɛ ˈlɑt tɛ/ (Show IPA). hot espresso with steamed milk, usually topped with foamed milk.
2.
a similar beverage made with tea in place of espresso.
Origin of latte
1990-95; < Italian (caffè) latte “(coffee with) milk”
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British Dictionary definitions for caffe-latte

latte

/ˈlæteɪ; ˈlɑːteɪ/
noun
1.
coffee made with hot milk
Word Origin
C20: from Italian (caffè e) latte (coffee and) milk
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Word Origin and History for caffe-latte

latte

n.

by 1990, espresso coffee with milk, short for caffè latte, from Italian, literally "milk coffee" (see cafe au lait).

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