coffee trees
Syn: ↑genus Coffea
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑coffee, ↑coffee tree

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\\ˈkȯfēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from obsolete Swedish coffe, coffé (now kaffe), from obsolete German or English; obsolete German coffée, coffee (now kaffee) from English coffee
: a genus of small trees and shrubs of the family Rubiaceae native to the tropical Old World (as Africa) having white fragrant flowers borne in clusters at the base of the shining evergreen leaves, and including several species (especially C. arabica, C. liberica, and C. robusta) that are widely grown in tropical and subtropical uplands for their cherrylike fruits which contain seeds from which coffee is prepared

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  • Coffea — n. the genus comprising the coffee trees. Syn: genus {Coffea}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Coffea — 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

  • Coffea — ID 20586 Symbol Key COFFE Common Name coffee Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI, PR, VI Growth Habit N/A D …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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