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bis·tro

 (bē′strō, bĭs′trō)
n. pl. bis·tros
1. A small, informal restaurant serving wine.
2. A small bar, tavern, or nightclub.

[French bistro or bistrot, tavern owner, tavern.]
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bistro

(ˈbiːstrəʊ)
n, pl -tros
a small restaurant
[French: of obscure origin; perhaps from Russian bistro fast]
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bis•tro

(ˈbɪs troʊ, ˈbi stroʊ)

n., pl. -tros.
1. a small, modest, European-style restaurant or café.
2. a small nightclub or bar.
[1920–25; < French bistro(t)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bistro - a small informal restaurantbistro - a small informal restaurant; serves wine
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat
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Translations

bistro

[ˈbiːstrəʊ] Nbistro(t) m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bistro

[ˈbiːstrəʊ] npetit restaurant m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bistro

nBistro nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bistro

[ˈbiːstrəʊ] nbistrot m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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