robusta

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ro·bus·ta

noun, often attributive \rō-ˈbəs-tə\

Definition of ROBUSTA

1
:  a hardy shrub or tree (Coffea canephora) that is indigenous to central Africa but has been introduced elsewhere (as in Java) and yields seeds that form a usually lower quality coffee of commerce than that of arabica
2
:  the seeds of robusta especially roasted and often ground

Origin of ROBUSTA

New Latin robusta, specific epithet of Coffea robusta, synonym of Coffea canephora
First Known Use: 1909

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