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What is "cappucino, cappucini"?
‘Cappuccino, cappuccini’ is coffee made with espresso, steamed milk, and topped with milk foam. ‘Cuppucini’ is the plural. While it is usually drunk at breakfast, Italians will drink cappuccino at any time of the day. See also ‘caffè‘
‘Cappuccino’ also means a Capuchin Monk in Italian, and a ‘cappuccio’ is a ‘hood’. The name refers to the frothy ‘hood’ of milk foam on the coffee, as well as the brown colour of the robes. See article for more information.