Pronunciation: (u-rab'i-ku), [key]
1. a tree, Coffea arabica, of the madder family, the principal species of coffee cultivated in Latin America and the chief coffee tree of commerce.
2. the seeds of this tree.
3. the beverage made from the ground seeds. Cf. robusta coffee. Also,Arab'ica cof'fee.Also called Arabian coffee.
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