a tree, Coffea arabica, of the madder family, the principal species of coffee cultivated in Latin America and the chief coffee tree of commerce.
the seeds, usually called beans, of this tree.
the beverage made from the ground beans.
- Also called a·rab·i·ca; A·ra·bi·an cof·fee [uh-rey-bee-uhn kaw-fee, kofee]. /əˈreɪ bi ən ˈkɔ fi, ˈkɒf i/.
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How to use arabica coffee in a sentence
In Brazil, an agricultural powerhouse, very dry and hot weather is clouding the outlook for everything from arabica coffee to oranges, sugar, and soybeans.Coffee prices could surge soon as La Nina heat scorches world’s largest crop supply | Rachel King | September 29, 2020 | Fortune
All of our beans are specialty-grade arabica coffee, grown in the tropics, in rain forests, and on mountains.Why an Olympic gold medalist and former NFL player cofounded a subscription coffee brand | Rachel King | September 29, 2020 | Fortune