[ 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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Also called ro·bus·ta.
Compare arabica coffee.
Origin of robusta coffee
1905–10; robusta < Latin rōbusta, feminine of rōbustus robust
Words nearby robusta coffee
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