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



    BrE BrE//ˌkæpuˈtʃiːnəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæpuˈtʃiːnoʊ//
    (pl. cappuccinos)
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  1. 1[uncountable] a type of coffee made with hot frothy milk and sometimes with chocolate powder on the top
  2. 2[countable] a cup of cappuccino
  3. Word Originfrom Italian, literally ‘Capuchin’, because its colour resembles that of a Capuchin's habit.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cappuccino