or Arabica coffee
- 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.
Compare robusta coffee.
Origin of arabica coffee
< New Latin arabica the species name, Latin: feminine of Arabicus Arabic
Also called a·rab·i·ca, Arabian coffee.
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