espresso etymology

English word espresso comes from Latin premo (I press. I pursue.), Latin evanescere, Latin primere, Latin excresco

Detailed word origin of espresso

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
premo Latin (lat) I press. I pursue.
evanescere Latin (lat)
primere Latin (lat)
excresco Latin (lat)
excerno Latin (lat) (of the body) I excrete, carry off, discharge.. I accumulate, proliferate. I keep apart, keep away.. I sift out, separate.
excrementum Latin (lat) That which grows out or rises up; an elevation, prominence Bodily excrement. Refuse, rubbish.
esprimere Italian (ita) (transitive) to express.
expressus Latin (lat)
caffè espresso Italian (ita)
espresso Italian (ita) Espresso (coffee). Express letter. Express train Express.
espresso English (eng) A concentrated coffee beverage brewed by forcing hot water under high pressure through finely ground coffee.. A drink that includes espresso as an ingredient.

Words with the same origin as espresso

Descendants of premo
blueprint express expression fingerprint footprint impress oppression pregnant print suppress