cafe-bio, noun

Origin:
Compound of café + bio.
historical
bio-café.
1976 Family Radio & TV 21 Nov. 6It’s farewell to Durban’s last cafe-bio, closing because the building’s to be demolished. Strange, I’ve always thought cafe-bios were demolished by the public as one sat there.
1981 Sunday Times 10 May (Mag. Sect.) 7Oh, my cafe-bios of long ago, would that you were still here.
1987 S.B. Fine in Star 24 Oct. (Weekend) 4On Saturdays..we would hurry down to..the cafe-bio. With ‘Continuous Performances’, it did not matter if we arrived late. ‘Tea-coffee-cooldrink-icecream’ the waitress would intone.
bio-café.
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