robusta coffee

[ roh-buhs-tuh ]
/ roʊˈbʌs tə /


a coffee tree, Coffea canephora, native to western tropical Africa and cultivated in warm regions of the Old World.
the seed of this plant.
the coffee made from the seeds.

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Origin of robusta coffee

1905–10; robusta < Latin rōbusta, feminine of rōbustus robust
Also called ro·bus·ta. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for robusta

/ (rəʊˈbʌstə) /


a species of coffee tree, Coffea canephora
coffee or coffee beans obtained from this plant

Word Origin for robusta

from Latin rōbustus strong
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