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 (brăs′ə-rē′, brăs-rē′)
A restaurant serving alcoholic beverages, especially beer, as well as food.

[French, from brasser, to malt, brew, from Old French bracier, from Vulgar Latin *braciāre, from Latin brace, malt, of Celtic origin.]


1. a bar in which drinks and often food are served
2. a small and usually cheap restaurant
[C19: from French, from brasser to stir, brew]


(ˌbræs əˈri)

an unpretentious restaurant or tavern that serves drinks, esp. beer, and simple food.
[1860–65; < French: literally, brewery]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brasserie - a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat


[ˈbrɑːsərɪ] Nbrasserie f


[ˈbræsəri] nbrasserie f
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