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