coffee tree
noun Date: 1732 1. a tree (as arabica) that produces coffee 2. Kentucky coffee tree

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  • coffee tree — n. 1. any tree or shrub that produces coffee beans ☆ 2. KENTUCKY COFFEE TREE …   English World dictionary

  • coffee tree — noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans • Syn: ↑coffee • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑Arabian coffee, ↑Coffea arabica, ↑Liberian coffee, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coffee tree — 1. any tree, as Coffea arabica, yielding coffee beans. 2. See Kentucky coffee tree. [1735 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • coffee tree — cof′fee tree n. 1) pln coffee 3) 2) pln Kentucky coffee tree …   From formal English to slang

  • coffee-tree — kavamedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių (Rubiaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Coffea). atitikmenys: lot. Coffea angl. coffee; coffee tree vok. Kaffeebaum; Kaffeepflanze; Kaffeestrauch rus. кофейное дерево lenk. kawowe drzewo …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • coffee tree — /ˈkɒfi tri/ (say kofee tree) noun any tree, as Coffea arabica, yielding coffee beans …   Australian English dictionary

  • coffee tree — n. tropical small tree or shrub that produce coffee beans …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coffee-tree — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kentucky coffee tree — noun handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute • Syn: ↑bonduc, ↑chicot, ↑Gymnocladus dioica • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kentucky coffee tree — Kentucky Ken*tuck y, prop. n. One of the United States. [1913 Webster] {Kentucky blue grass} (Bot.), a valuable pasture and meadow grass ({Poa pratensis}), found in both Europe and America. See under {Blue grass}. {Kentucky coffee tree} (Bot.), a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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