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coffee

cof·fee

coffee

 
 
pronunciation:
kaw fi
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tropical plant that produces beans used to make a dark brown drink.
Coffee is grown on large farms in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
definition 2: the beans of such a plant, or the drink brewed from the roasted and ground beans.
We grind our coffee at home.It's nice to have coffee after a fine dinner, but it keeps me awake.
 
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Coffee comes from a Turkish word kahveh, which originally meant "wine."
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  • 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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