cappuccino

Pronunciation: [kap-poo-CHEE-noh]

An Italian coffee made by topping espresso with the creamy foam from steamed milk. Some of the steamed milk is also combined with the mix. The foam's surface may be dusted with sweetened cocoa powder or cinnamon.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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