from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A light breakfast consisting usually of coffee or tea and a roll, pastry, or other baked good.
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- n. a light breakfast, often as served in a hotel, usually consisting of cereal, juice, and pastries, but without any fried items.
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- n. a breakfast that usually includes a roll and coffee or tea
Named due to its popularity in continental Europe. (Wiktionary)