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n. pl. mac·chi·a·tos
1. Espresso coffee topped with a small amount of steamed milk.
2. A serving of this beverage.

[Short for Italian caffè macchiato : caffè, coffee + macchiato, spotted, past participle of macchiare, to stain, spot (from Old Italian, from Latin maculāre, from macula, spot, stain).]
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n, pl -tos
(Cookery) espresso coffee served with a dash of hot or cold milk
[Italian, literally: stained]
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Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany, January 28, 2011 --( Latte macchiato, cappuccino or cold beverages to go in personalised drinking cups: Customers who want to have their own logo printed on cardboard cups can now order them at the online print shop
Fox-Pitt, meanwhile, lies second with the Argentine-bred Macchiato on 46.8, a score almost 10 penalties better than they received at Burghley last year.
As I prepared to chortle at the mugs of Manchester City being ripped off by Del Boys of all colours and creeds, I choked instead on my Latte Macchiato as Liverpool were pronounced third in this table of treachery, with these parasites having pocketed pounds 6.7m of our cash.
Macchiato Caf in Elland, the cappuccino is to die for.
Available in Cappuccino, Macchiato, Mocha and Light varieties, Emmi Cafe Latte is made with top-quality Arabica coffee beans chosen specifically for each variety's unique flavor profile.
Dennick and Macchiato soon established a clear lead over their rivals in the 2m handicap hurdle.
The plural form is "espressi," and the plural for cappuccino is "cappuccini." The way to order two drinks in Italy is "due espressi per favore." Some common Italian drinks include: Macchiato freddo (with cold milk), Macchiato caldo (with hot milk, similar to cappuccino, but in the caffe cup) and Nocciolato (with nut cream).
How else could one hope to successfully fend off dying of thirst without a personal interpreter for a new vocabulary that contains words and phrases like barista, breve, con parma, crAme, demitasse, doppio, wet cap, grande, latte, lungo, macchiato, tall, whipless, with room and with wings.
It sells a range of Italian coffees including cappuccino, latte, mocha, espresso, and macchiato.
PRICES: Americano pounds 1.55; Con panna pounds 1.40; Macchiato pounds 1.25; Latte pounds 1.75; Mocha pounds 1.95; Decaff pounds 1.45.
Inquirer Lifestyle got first dibs on the much-awaited planners, and we love that they come with several add-ons: an erasable pen (it works!), a Macchiato magnetic bookmark, cute coffee stickers, discount coupons, and a zip cloth pouch that doubles as a pen case as it keeps the planner clean.