Turkish coffee

Turkish coffee
.Turkish 'coffee
n [U and C]
very strong black coffee that you drink in small cups with sugar

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Turkish coffee — noun Date: 1854 a sweetened decoction of pulverized coffee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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