espresso etymology

Italian word espresso comes from Latin presso (I press, squeeze.), Latin evanescere, Latin excresco, Latin primere

Detailed word origin of espresso

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
presso Latin (lat) I press, squeeze.
evanescere Latin (lat)
excresco Latin (lat)
primere 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.
espresso Italian (ita) Espresso (coffee). Express letter. Express train Express.

Words with the same origin as espresso

Descendants of excresco
espressione esprimere