Meaning of COFFEE in English


noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Italian & Turkish; Italian caffè, from Turkish kahve, from Arabic qahwa Date: 1598 1. a beverage made by percolation, infusion, or decoction from the roasted and ground seeds of a ~ plant, any of several Old World tropical plants (genus Coffea and especially C. arabica and C. canephora ) of the madder family that are widely cultivated in warm regions for their seeds from which ~ is prepared, ~ seeds especially roasted and often ground, a dehydrated product made from brewed ~ , a cup of ~ , ~ hour

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