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coffee

cof·fee

coffee

 
 
pronunciation:
kaw fi
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part of speech: noun
definition: a dark brown drink made from the beans of a tropical plant.
 
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Coffee comes from a Turkish word kahveh, which originally meant "wine."
Word Builder: coffee +
  • coffeepot:
    a pot for making and serving coffee.
  • coffee break:
    a rest from work when you eat a snack and drink coffee.
  • coffeecake:
    a sweet cake served with coffee.
  • coffee table:
    a low table placed in front of a sofa.
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