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.
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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