Meaning of pousse-café

pousse-ca•fé

Pronunciation: (ps"ka-fā' Fr. ps-ka-fā'), [key]
— pl. -fés
  1. an after-dinner drink of liqueurs of various colors and specific gravities, carefully poured into a glass so as to remain floating in separate layers.
  2. a small glass of liqueur served after coffee.
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