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robusta coffee

[ roh-buhs-tuh ]
/ roʊˈbʌs tə /
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noun

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 rōbustusrobust

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