Definition of arabica noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈræbɪkə//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈræbɪkə//
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coffee or coffee beans from the most common type of coffee plant Word Origin 1920s: from Latin, feminine of arabicus from Greek arabikos, from Araps, Arab- ‘Arab’, from the Arabic ‘arab.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: arabica