cafetiere

/ (ˌkæfəˈtjɛə, ˌkæfəˈtɪə) /

noun

a kind of coffeepot in which boiling water is poured onto ground coffee and a plunger fitted with a metal filter is pressed down, forcing the grounds to the bottom

Nearby words

  1. cafe au lait,
  2. cafeteria,
  3. cafeteria benefit,
  4. cafeteria plan,
  5. cafeteria-style,
  6. cafetorium,
  7. caff,
  8. caffeinated,
  9. caffeine,
  10. caffeinic

Word Origin for cafetiere

C20: from French cafetière coffeepot

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