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es·pres·so

(ĭ-sprĕs′ō, ĕ-sprĕs′ō) also ex·pres·so (ĭk-sprĕs′ō, ĕk-)
n. pl. es·pres·sos also ex·pres·sos
1. A strong coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through darkly roasted, finely ground coffee beans.
2. A serving of this beverage: ordered an espresso with dessert.

[Italian (caffè) espresso, espresso (coffee), past participle of esprimere, to press out, from Latin exprimere : ex-, ex- + premere, to press; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

espresso

(ɛˈsprɛsəʊ)
n, pl -sos
1. (Cookery) strong coffee made by forcing steam or boiling water through ground coffee beans
2. (Cookery) an apparatus for making coffee in this way
[C20: Italian, short for caffè espresso, literally: pressed coffee]

es•pres•so

(ɛˈsprɛs oʊ)

n.
a strong coffee prepared by forcing hot water through finely ground dark-roast coffee beans.
[1940–45; < Italian (caffè) espresso pressed (coffee)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.espresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beansespresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans
caffe latte, latte - strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
Translations
espresso

espresso

[esˈpresəʊ]
A. Ncafé m exprés
B. CPD espresso bar Ncafé m, cafetería f (donde se sirve café exprés)

espresso

[ɛˈsprɛsəʊ]
adj
espresso coffee → café m expresso
nexpresso mesprit de corps [ɛˌspriːdəkɔːr] nesprit m de corps

espresso

n espresso (coffee)Espresso m; espresso barEspresso (→ bar f) nt