coffee tree


noun

any tree, as Coffea arabica, yielding coffee beans.

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Origin of coffee tree

First recorded in 1735–45
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coffee tree

noun

any of several rubiaceous trees of the genus Coffea, esp C. arabica, the seeds of which are used in the preparation of the beverage coffee
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