Complete Definition of "coffee"

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English
Image:Roasted coffee beans.jpg|thumb|roasted coffee beans
Image:A small cup of coffee.JPG|thumb|coffee (beverage)

Etymology
From It. caffè < Turk. kahve < Arab. ARchar|قهوة (qahwa) ‘coffee’ < w:Kaffa|Kaffa, an ancient province of Ethiopia where coffee is said to have originated.

Many sources state that the Arabic term also meant ‘wine’.

Pronunciation
(US) IPA|/ˈkɑfi/
audio|en-us-coffee.ogg|Audio (US)
:* Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɒfi|-ɒfi

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. A beverage made by infuse|infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water.
  2. A serving of the beverage coffee

#: We’d like three coffees on this table please

  1. The seeds of the plant used to make coffee, misnamed ‘beans’ due to their shape.
  2. A tropical plant of the genus Coffea.
  3. colour A pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.

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Translations
trans-top|beverage
Arabic: ARchar|قهوة (qahwa) f
Amuzgo: kajwê
Bosnian: t-|bs|kafa|f, t-|bs|kava|f, t-|bs|kahva|f
Bulgarian: кафе n (kafé)
Catalan: cafè m
Cherokee: ᎧᏫ (kawi)
Cheyenne: moˀȯhtávėhohpe
Chinese: 咖啡 (kāfēi)
Czech: t+|cs|káva|f
Danish: t+|da|kaffe|c
Dutch: t+|nl|koffie|m
Esperanto: kafo
Estonian: t-|et|kohv
Finnish: t+|fi|kahvi
French: t+|fr|café|m
German: t+|de|Kaffee|m
Greek: t+|el|καφές|m|trkafés|scGrek
Hebrew: קפה romanization of Hebrew|qafé m
Hungarian: t+|hu|kávé
Icelandic: t+|is|kaffi|n
Ido: kafeo
Interlingua: caffe
Italian: t+|it|caffè|m
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Japanese: t-|ja|珈琲|scJpan, t+|ja|コーヒー|trkōhī|sc=Jpan
Korean: 커피 (keopi)
Kuna: kabi
Kurdish: qehwe f, qawe f, KUchar|قاوه‌
Latvian: kafija f
Nahuatl: cafentzin
Occitan: cafè m
Polish: t+|pl|kawa|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|café|m
Romanian: cafeă f
Russian: t+|ru|кофе|m|trkófe|scCyrl
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|káva|f
Slovene: t+|sl|kava|f
Spanish: t+|es|café|m, t-|es|tinto|m
Swedish: t+|sv|kaffe|n
Tetum: kafé
Tok Pisin: kopi
Turkish: t+|tr|kahve
Vietnamese: t+|vi|cà phê|xs=Vietnamese
Welsh: coffi
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trans-top|beans
Arabic: ARchar|بن (bun) g|Arabic
Dutch: t+|nl|koffie|m, t|nl|koffieboon|m
Hebrew: פולי קפה romanization of Hebrew|poléi qafé m|p
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|кофе|m|trkófe|scCyrl
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trans-top|plant
Arabic: ARchar|بن (bun) g|Arabic
Catalan: cafè m
Czech: t-|cs|kávovník|m
Danish: kaffebusk c, kaffetræ n
Dutch: t+|nl|koffie|m, koffieplant m
Estonian: kohvipuu
French: t-|fr|caféier|m
German: Kaffeepflanze f
Hebrew: קפה romanization of Hebrew|qafé m
Italian: t-|it|pianta del caffè|f
Japanese: コーヒーの木 (こーひーのき, kōhī no ki)
trans-mid
Kurdish: qehwe f, qawe f
Polish: kawowiec m
Portuguese: árvore de café f
Russian: кофейное дерево (koféjnoe dérevo) n
Slovak: t-|sk|kávovník|m
Slovene: kavovec m
Spanish: t-|es|cafeto|m, t+|es|café|m
Swedish: kaffebuske c, kaffeträd n
Tok Pisin: kopi
Vietnamese: cây cà phê
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trans-top|colour
Catalan: cafè m, marró m
Dutch: t|nl|mokka|n, t|nl|koffiebruin|n
Estonian: kohvipruun
Greek: καφετί n, καφετής m, καφετιά f
Hebrew: קפה romanization of Hebrew|qafé m
Icelandic: kaffibrúnn m
Italian: t+|it|caffè|m
Japanese: コーヒー色, 珈琲色 (kōhii iro)
trans-mid
Kurdish: qehweyî m, qaweyî m
Polish: kawowy m, kawowa f, kawowe n
Spanish: t+|es|café|m
Vietnamese: màu cà phê
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Arabic: قهوة|قَهْوَة f
ttbc|Breton: kafeenn f (1), kafe m (beverage) (2), kafe italbrac|collective noun (beans of coffee) (2)
ttbc|Hungarian: kávé
ttbc|Tamil: காபி (kâpi)

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. colour Of a pale brown colour, like that of milk coffee.

Translations
trans-top|Brownish color
Arabic: (bunni) <!--AED-->
Catalan: cafè, marró
Dutch: t|nl|mokka, t|nl|koffiebruin
Hebrew: קפה romanization of Hebrew|qafé m
Icelandic: kaffibrúnn m, kaffibrún f, kaffibrúnt n
Italian: t+|it|marrone
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Japanese: コーヒー色の, 珈琲色の (kōhii iro no)
Kurdish: KUchar|قاوه‌یی
Russian: кофейный
Spanish: t+|es|café
Vietnamese: màu cà phê
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Derived terms
top3
black coffee
coffee-and
coffee bag
coffee bar
coffee bean
coffee break
coffee cake, coffeecake
coffee cup
coffee essense
coffee grinder
coffeehouse
mid3
coffee klatch, coffee klatsch
coffee machine
coffee maker, coffeemaker
coffee mill
coffee morning
coffee pot, coffeepot
coffee room
coffee royal
coffee shop
coffee spoon
coffee table
mid3
coffee-table book
coffee tree
drip coffee
filter coffee
Gaelic coffee
iced coffee
instant coffee
Irish coffee
Kentucky coffee tree
Turkish coffee

See also
top3
arabica
cappuccino
café au lait
café noir
cafeteria
caffè americano
caffè corretto
caffè crème
caffè freddo
coffea
mid3
decaf
demitasse
eccoccino
espresso
espresso breve
flat white
frappuccino
java
kaffeeklatsch
latte
mid3
long black
macchiato
mocha
mochaccino
robusta
short black
speedball
Tia Maria
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

External links
The Origins of Coffe on Foodie's Corner

Category:Browns
Category:Coffee
Category:Colors

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