[lah-tey] /ˈlɑ teɪ/

hot espresso with steamed milk, usually topped with foamed milk.
/ˈlæteɪ; ˈlɑːteɪ/
coffee made with hot milk

by 1990, espresso coffee with milk, short for caffè latte, from Italian, literally “milk coffee” (see cafe au lait).


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