Origin of mocha
Examples from the Web for mocha
Fagerstron asked, noting "I have formula (orange container/sensitive) and mocha stuff on my list."
But first—a mocha latte, then he's going back to camp out on Pearl Square all night.
At Calvin Klein, Francisco Costa showed restrained shifts in subtly shifting textures from ivory to mocha.
Mocha is the offspring of the marriage of two plain-looking beans: coffee and cacao.
"And if any one dare to intimate that it is not mocha I shall challenge him immediately," said Winthrop.Before the Dawn|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
Mocha coffee is another product for which Arabia is renowned.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania |Jewett Castello Gilson
The bean is larger than the Mocha, but similar in general appearance.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
A dandy—wheat cakes with honey, prime country sausages and Mocha, all for twenty cents.Ralph on the Overland Express|Allen Chapman
A short distance further a halt was ordered for coffee, that "sublime beverage of Mocha," indispensable in camp or in the field.Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals|William H. Armstrong
British Dictionary definitions for mocha (1 of 2)
- a dark brown colour
- (as adjective)mocha shoes
British Dictionary definitions for mocha (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for mocha
1733, "fine coffee," from Mocha, Red Sea port of Yemen, from which coffee was exported. Meaning "mixture of coffee and chocolate" first recorded 1849. As a shade of dark brown, it is attested from 1895.