from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small café.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small café or bar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A café, or room in a café, in which smoking is allowed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cheap coffee-house where smoking is allowed; a tap-room.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small (and usually shabby) cafe selling wine and beer and coffee
French, probably from Walloon èstaminê, staminê, cowshed, little café, probably from stamen, post to which a cow is tied at the feeding trough, probably of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French estaminet. (Wiktionary)