[ moh-kuh ]
/ ˈmoʊ kə /


(initial capital letter) Also Mukha. a seaport in the Republic of Yemen on the Red Sea.
a choice variety of coffee, originally grown in Arabia.
a flavoring obtained from a coffee infusion or a combined infusion of chocolate and coffee.
a brownish chocolate color.
a glove leather, finer and thinner than doeskin, the best grades of which are made from Arabian goatskins.

Origin of mocha

1765–75 for def 2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for mocha (1 of 2)

/ (ˈmɒkə) /


a strongly flavoured dark brown coffee originally imported from Arabia
a flavouring made from coffee and chocolate
a soft glove leather with a suede finish, made from goatskin or sheepskin
  1. a dark brown colour
  2. (as adjective)mocha shoes

British Dictionary definitions for mocha (2 of 2)



/ (ˈmɒkə) /


a port in Yemen, on the Red Sea; in the former North Yemen until 1990: formerly important for the export of Arabian coffee. Pop: 14 562 (2005 est)
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