robusta
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: New Latin robusta, specific epithet of Coffea robusta, synonym of Coffea canephora Date: 1909 1. a hardy shrub or tree (Coffea canephora) that is indigenous to central Africa but has been introduced elsewhere (as in Java) and yields seeds that form a usually lower quality coffee of commerce than that of arabica 2. the seeds of robusta especially roasted and often ground

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