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A.Word.A.Day--brasserie

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brasserie (bras-uh-REE, bras-REE) noun

A restaurant serving alcoholic beverages, especially beer, as well as food.

[French, from brasser, to malt, brew, from Old French bracier, from Vulgar Latin *braciare, from Latin brace, malt, of Celtic origin.]

"The interview over, we retired to a brasserie just across the street from the entrance to the Morris' courtyard." Lester Sloan, Frank Stasio, John Morris, Weekend Sunday (NPR), 4 Oct 1998.

This week's theme: words related to eating and food.

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