coffee cup etymology

English word coffee cup comes from English cup, English coffee

Detailed word origin of coffee cup

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cup English (eng) (Canada) A Canadian unit of measure equal to 8 imperial ounces (1/20 imperial gallon; 227.3 mL) or 250 mL.. (UK, dated) A British unit of measure equal to 0.5 imperial pints (10 imperial ounces; 284 mL) or 300mL.. (US) A US unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid ounces (1/16 of a US gallon; 236.5882365 mL) or 240 mL.. (US, Canada) A rigid concave protective covering for the male genitalia. [...]
coffee English (eng) (Discuss([/Wiktionary:Tea_room/2018/March?action=edit&section=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5Bcoffee%5D%5D +]) this sense) A pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.. (countable) A serving of this beverage.. (uncountable) A beverage made by infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water.. A tropical plant of the genus Coffea.. The end of a meal, when coffee is served.. The seeds of the plant [...]
coffee cup English (eng) A cup, typically a small one, in which coffee can be served.

Words with the same origin as coffee cup

Descendants of cup
Cup Final
Descendants of coffee