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coffea | coffea arabica | coffea canephora | coffea liberica | coffea robusta | coffee | coffee bar | coffee bean | coffee berry | coffee blight | coffee break

coffee

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CIDE DICTIONARY

coffeen. [Turk. qahveh, Ar. qahuah wine, coffee, a decoction of berries. Cf. Café.].
  •  The “beans” or “berries” (pyrenes) obtained from the drupes of a small evergreen tree of the genus Coffea, growing in Abyssinia, Arabia, Persia, and other warm regions of Asia and Africa, and also in tropical America.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The coffee tree.  [1913 Webster]
    " There are several species of the coffee tree, as, Coffea Arabica, Coffea canephora, Coffea occidentalis, and Coffea Liberica. The white, fragrant flowers grow in clusters at the root of the leaves, and the fruit is a red or purple cherrylike drupe, with sweet pulp, usually containing two pyrenes, commercially called “beans” or “berries”."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The beverage made by decoction of the roasted and ground berry of the coffee tree.  [1913 Webster]
    "They have in Turkey a drink called coffee. . . . This drink comforteth the brain and heart, and helpeth digestion."  [1913 Webster]
  •  a cup of coffee{3}, especially one served in a restaurant; as, we each had two donuts and a coffee; three coffees to go.  [PJC]
  •  a social gathering at which coffee is served, with optional other foods or refreshments.  [PJC]
  •  a color ranging from medium brown to dark brown.  [PJC]
    " The use of coffee is said to have been introduced into England about 1650, when coffeehouses were opened in Oxford and London."  [1913 Webster]
Coffee bug (Zoöl.), a species of scale insect (Lecanium coffæa), often very injurious to the coffee tree. -- Coffee rat (Zoöl.) See Musang.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

coffee, n.
1 a a drink made from the roasted and ground beanlike seeds of a tropical shrub. b a cup of this.
2 a any shrub of the genus Coffea, yielding berries containing one or more seeds. b these seeds raw, or roasted and ground.
3 a pale brown colour, of coffee mixed with milk.

Idiom
coffee bar a bar or caf{eacute} serving coffee and light refreshments from a counter. coffee bean the beanlike seeds of the coffee shrub. coffee-cup a small cup for serving coffee. coffee-essence a concentrated extract of coffee usu. containing chicory. coffee-house a place serving coffee and other refreshments. coffee-mill a small machine for grinding roasted coffee beans. coffee-morning a morning gathering at which coffee is served, often in aid of charity. coffee nibs coffee beans removed from their shells. coffee-shop a small informal restaurant, esp. in a hotel or department store. coffee-table a small low table. coffee-table book a large lavishly illustrated book.
Etymology
ult. f. Turk. kahveh f. Arab. kahwa, the drink

ROGET THESAURUS

coffee

Food

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