arabica
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: New Latin, specific epithet of Coffea arabica, from Latin, feminine of Arabicus Arabian Date: 1922 1. an evergreen shrub or tree (Coffea arabica) yielding seeds that produce a high-quality coffee and form a large portion of the coffee of commerce 2. the seeds of arabica especially roasted and often ground

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