Definition of Café au lait

1. Noun. Equal parts of coffee and hot milk.

Generic synonyms: Coffee, Java

Definition of Café au lait

1. Noun. A mixture of coffee and hot milk. ¹

2. Noun. Coffee and hot milk served in separate jugs as a breakfast drink ¹

3. Noun. a light coffee colour ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Café Au Lait

caffè americano
caffè latte
caftaric acid
café au lait (current term)
café noisette
cage bird
cage birds
cage compound
cage compounds
cage dances
cage diving
cage fighter
cage fighters
cage fighting

Literary usage of Café au lait

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"She had punctiform pigment spots, cafe-au-lait patches, and blue spots over the neck, trunk, arms and thighs. A sister, aged 5, had cafe-au-lait patches. ..."

2. The History of Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day: Containing (1825)
"... cafe au lait, et un petit pain, cela fait un, fichu diner." After repeating it several times, he was rebuked by the garde du corps, to whom he replied, ..."

3. Tom Tug and Others: Sketches in a Domestic Menagerie by Alice Murray Dew-Smith (1898)
"... I cannot explain the mysteries of poultry keeping ; but I assure you that that egg which you are now eating was laid by Cafe-au-lait this morning, ..."

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