arabica coffee

or Arabica coffee

[ uh-rab-i-kuh ]
/ əˈræb ɪ kə /


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 of this tree.
the beverage made from the ground seeds.

Nearby words

  1. arabian oryx,
  2. arabian sea,
  3. arabic,
  4. arabic numeral,
  5. arabica bean,
  6. arabicize,
  7. arabinose,
  8. arabinoside,
  9. arabis,
  10. arabist

Origin of arabica coffee

< New Latin arabica the species name, Latin: feminine of Arabicus Arabic

Also called a·rab·i·ca, Arabian coffee. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019