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es·ta·mi·net

 (ĕ-stä′mē-nā′)
n.
A small café where alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

[French, probably from Walloon èstaminê, staminê, cowshed, little café, probably from stamen, post to which a cow is tied at the feeding trough, probably of Germanic origin; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

estaminet

(ɛstaminɛ)
n
a small café, bar, or bistro, esp a shabby one
[C19: from French, perhaps from Walloon dialect staminet manger]

es•ta•mi•net

(ɛs ta miˈnɛ)

n., pl. -nets (-ˈnɛ)
French.
a bistro.

estaminet

A French word meaning a small bar, cafe, or bistro.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.estaminet - a small (and usually shabby) cafe selling wine and beer and coffeeestaminet - a small (and usually shabby) cafe selling wine and beer and coffee
cafe, coffee bar, coffee shop, coffeehouse - a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
References in classic literature ?
Hemp the officer reads out periodically at the Sheriffs' Court--young gentlemen of very good family often, only that the latter disowns them; frequenters of billiard-rooms and estaminets, patrons of foreign races and gaming- tables.
"There's an estaminet near here where they've got the real goods.
La tomo--y salgo de sus brazos lleno de indignacion, de amargura--, pero podria hacer el "Lovelace d'estaminet" (21), habia cumplido la tarea--el vicio--y se me habia elogiado.
"As of October 3, 2017, more than 73,000 individuals arrived in Florida from Puerto Rico through Miami International Airport, Orlando International Airport and the Everglades Port," said estaminet from the office of Florida Gov.
faMilY fRienDlY eateRies | | LENS: Le Pain de Bouche Estaminet, in Rue de la Gare (park at the train station).
FAMILY L FRIENDLY L EATERIES LENS: Le Pain de Bouche Estaminet, in Rue de la Gare (park at the train station).
* The Estaminet Restaurant: Restaurants that offer local foods and a local atmosphere
The Palm Brewery, maker of Belgium's top-selling ale, answers this home-market demand with Estaminet, a Belgian-style pilsner hopped with 100% Saaz, and aged for four weeks.
ELIOT, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND LITERARY FORM 1 (1995) ("And the jew squats on the window sill, the owner, / Spawned in some estaminet of Antwerp, / Blistered in Brussels, patched and peeled in London.").
My house is a decayed house, and the Jew squats an the window sill the owner, Spavined in some estaminet of Antwerp, Blistered in Brussels, patched and peeled in London ...
For a tasty lunch try the Estaminet Au Vieux de la Vieille (00 33 3 20 13 81 64; estaminetlille.fr) which is packed on weekdays by locals and at weekends by tourists.