ca·​fe·​tal | \ ˌkäfāˈtäl \
plural cafetales\ -​ä(ˌ)lās \

Definition of cafetal

: a Spanish-American coffee plantation

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First Known Use of cafetal

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cafetal

Spanish, from café coffee, from French & Italian; French, from Italian caffé

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“Cafetal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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