mocha

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noun mo·cha \ ˈmō-kə \

Definition of mocha

1 a (1) :a superior Arabian coffee consisting of small green or yellowish beans
(2) :a coffee of superior quality
b :a flavoring made of a strong coffee infusion or of a mixture of cocoa or chocolate with coffee
2 :a pliable suede-finished glove leather from African sheepskins
3 :a dark chocolate-brown color

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Origin and Etymology of mocha

Mocha, Yemen


Mocha

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geographical name Mo·cha \ ˈmō-kə \
variants: or Arabic Al Mukhā play \ˌäl-mu̇-ˈḵä\

Definition of Mocha

town and port on the Red Sea in southwestern Yemen population 10,428

MOCHA Defined for English Language Learners

mocha

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Definition of mocha for English Language Learners

  • : a drink that is a mixture of coffee and chocolate



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