cafeteria

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(Mid 19th or 20th century) American Spanish cafetería, coffeehouse, from cafetera, coffee maker, from French cafetière, from café, from Turkish kahve, from Arabic قهوة (qahwa, coffee)

Noun[edit]

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cafeteria (plural cafeterias)

  1. A restaurant in which customers select their food at a counter then carry it on a tray to a table to eat
  2. A dining area in an institution where meals may be purchased (as above) or brought in from elsewhere

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Noun[edit]

cafeteria f (plural cafeteries)

  1. cafe
  2. cafeteria

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cafeteria

  1. cafeteria

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Portuguese[edit]

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cafeteria f (plural cafeterias)

  1. cafeteria (type of restaurant)

Swedish[edit]

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cafeteria c

  1. cafeteria

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