Word of the Day – Arabica

a·rab·i·ca | ə-ˈra-bə-kə | əˈrabikə


Definition of arabica

  1. A shrub or tree known as coffea arabica whose seeds produce a high quality coffee used in most commercial coffee.
  2. Seeds or beans of arabica, especially when roasted or ground.

Origin of arabica

From Latin, arabicus, meaning Arabic > English, Arabic > first known use as arabica in the 1920s.

Usage of arabica

  1. Arabica grows best in subtropical regions at high altitudes.
  2. If you’re looking for coffee pods for sale, sometimes Amazon is the best place to find a wide variety of arabica from around the world.