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Wednesday, January 20

Estaminet

[es-tam-ih-NAY]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: French, unknown

1.

A small cafe in France that sells alcoholic drinks.

Examples of Estaminet in a sentence

"I plan to visit every estaminet I find on my trip to Paris"

"The artist enjoyed visiting the estaminet for a glass of wine while sketching."

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About Estaminet

An estaminet is a small French cafe, specifically one that serves alcoholic drinks.

Did you Know?

Plan a visit to an estaminet during a trip to France, and know that you're the latest in a long line of folks who love the atmosphere of a cozy French cafe. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Picasso were all patrons of estaminets in their day.

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