Definition of caffè latte in English:

caffè latte

noun

  • Coffee made with milk, especially hot or steamed milk; a drink of this; (now) specifically a drink made by adding a shot of espresso to a glass or cup of frothy steamed milk.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Cultivator: a monthly journal for farm and the garden. From Italian caffè latte (dated 1907 in dictionaries), caffelatte, caffellatte from caffè + latte milk (from classical Latin lac, lact- milk: see lacto-).

Pronunciation

caffè latte

/ˌkafeɪ ˈlateɪ//ˌkafeɪ ˈlɑːteɪ//ˌkafeɪ ˈlati/