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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coffee, coffee treenoun

    any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans


  1. coffee tree

    Coffea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. Coffea species are shrubs or small trees native to tropical and southern Africa and tropical Asia. The seeds of some species, called coffee beans, are used to flavor various beverages and products. The fruits, like the seeds, contain a large amount of caffeine, and have a distinct sweet taste and are often juiced. The plant ranks as one of the world's most valuable and widely traded commodity crops and is an important export product of several countries, including those in Central and South America, the Caribbean and Africa.


  1. coffee tree

    A coffee tree is a tropical evergreen plant, belonging to the genus Coffea in the family Rubiaceae, that is native to tropical regions of Africa. The plant produces small, red or purple fruit known as coffee cherries, which contain seeds commonly referred to as coffee beans. These seeds are harvested, roasted, and ground to produce coffee. There are numerous species of coffee trees, but the most widely cultivated for commercial coffee production are Coffea Arabica and Coffea Canephora. The trees typically reach heights of 3-3.5 meters but can grow up to 10 meters if not pruned.

Editors Contribution

  1. coffee tree

    A type of cultivar, plant, seed and tree.

    There are a wide variety of coffee tree known, used and grown to produce the product that we know as "coffee", we are grateful to drink it and afford to buy it.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 6, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coffee tree in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coffee tree in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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