robusta coffee

[roh-buhs-tuh]

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.

Nearby words

  1. robson, mount,
  2. robstown,
  3. robus,
  4. robust,
  5. robusta,
  6. robusti, jacopo,
  7. robustious,
  8. robustly,
  9. robustness,
  10. roc


Origin of robusta coffee

1905–10; robusta < Latin rōbusta, feminine of rōbustus robust

Also called ro·bus·ta.

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