Definition of barista noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

barista

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//bəˈriːstə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈriːstə//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈrɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪs//
 
 
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a person who works in a coffee bar Word Origin 1980s: Italian, ‘barman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: barista