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  • n. espresso topped with steamed milk.

Etymologies

From Italian caffè macchiato ("stained coffee"), from macchiato ("stained, marked"), as the coffee is “marked” with a spot of milk. From Latin maculatus ("stained"), form of macula ("stain"). Cognate to English macula ("(dark) spot"), French maculé. (Wiktionary)

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  • Foamed milk (at least in Italy).

    June 29, 2010

  • espresso with a tiny amount of milk

    June 29, 2010

  • you copied that off the wall of the men's cludgie at wee annie mc.chiato's molotov, auchtermuchty.

    January 17, 2007

  • someone should write a limerick about those certain days.


    annie, alas, was a dreamer
    found with her head in the creamer
    we knew how it'd get
    one single regret
    c. never managed to beam her

    January 17, 2007

  • there are, of course, certain days when wee annie puts her head way too deep into the cappuccino creamer.

    January 17, 2007

  • January 17, 2007

  • the best one this side of the ochil hills is made by wee annie mac
    chiato in the auchtermuchty molotov.

    January 17, 2007