Definition of mazagran in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmazəɡran/


  • Iced black coffee laced with brandy or rum, traditionally served in an earthenware goblet and drunk through a straw.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Appletons' Journal. From French mazagran from Mazagran, the name of a village in Algeria (in the vicinity of the coastal town of Mostaganem) in which a memorable siege was upheld by the French garrison in 1840.