Definition of Coffee tree
1. Noun. Any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans.
Terms within: Coffee, Coffee Bean, Coffee Berry
Group relationships: Coffea, Genus Coffea
Specialized synonyms: Arabian Coffee, Coffea Arabica, Coffea Liberica, Liberian Coffee, Coffea Canephora, Coffea Robusta, Rio Nunez Coffee, Robusta Coffee
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coffee Tree
Literary usage of Coffee tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. All about Coffeeby William Harrison Ukers by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"Säo Paulo 20S Coffee culture in Siio Paulo 209 Heavily laden coffee tree, ... Mexico 223 Heavily laden coffee tree, Porto Rico 224 Coffee cultivation, ..."
2. Coffee and India-rubber Culture in Mexico: Preceeded by Geographical and by Matías Romero (1898)
"Time at which the coffee-tree begins to bear fruit. b.—Time during which the coffee-tree continues bearing fruit. c.—Blossoming and fructification of the ..."
3. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1816)
"coffee tree. This tree is a native of Arabia ; and though it thrives surprisingly in the Antilles, at Cayenne, and in the isle of Bourbon, also in Jamaica, ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1840)
"This generous citizen was charged in 1726 to carry out to Martinique two slips of the coffee-tree, raised at the Royal Botanic Garden (Jardin des Plantes), ..."