café noir


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café noir

n.
Coffee served without cream or milk.

[French : café, coffee + noir, black.]
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café noir

(kafe nwar)
n
(Cookery) black coffee
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Noun1.café noir - small cup of strong black coffee without milk or creamcafe noir - small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
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One day last week--on Thursday night, to be more exact--I found that I could not sleep, having foolishly taken a cup of strong café noir after my dinner.