Definition of Mocha

1. Noun. Soft suede glove leather from goatskin.

Generic synonyms: Leather

2. Noun. A flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate.

3. Noun. A superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia.
Exact synonyms: Mocha Coffee
Generic synonyms: Coffee, Java

4. Noun. A dark brown color.
Generic synonyms: Brown, Brownness

Definition of Mocha

1. n. A seaport town of Arabia, on the Red Sea.

Definition of Mocha

1. Noun. A coffee drink with chocolate syrup added, or a serving thereof; a caffè mocha. ¹

2. Noun. A strong Arabian coffee ¹

3. Noun. A coffee and chocolate mixed flavour ¹

4. Noun. A dark brown colour, like that of mocha coffee. ¹

5. Noun. An Abyssinian weight, equivalent to a Troy grain. ¹

6. Adjective. Of a dark brown colour, like that of mocha coffee. ¹

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Definition of Mocha

1. a choice, pungent coffee [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mocha

1. 1. A seaport town of Arabia, on the Red Sea. 2. A variety of coffee brought from Mocha. 3. An Abyssinian weight, equivalent to a Troy grain. Mocha stone, moss agate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mocha

moc toe
moccasin flower
mocha (current term)

Literary usage of Mocha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of John Jourdain, 1608-1617, Describing His Experiences in by John Jourdain, William Revett, Alexander Sharpeigh, William Finch, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Basil Harrington Soulsby (1905)
"Shaikh All is buried inside the walls of mocha, in a large and well-built tomb having nine clustered domes. 3 Shaikh Muhammad bin Sa'ld ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... at mocha, who had orders to fail from Batavia towards mocha, in the month of January, and to navigate to the north end of ..."

3. Santo Domingo, Past and Present: With a Glance at Hayti by Samuel Hazard (1873)
"FROM mocha TO SANTIAGO.—Improved Roads—Fine Lands— Reception at Santiago—First Sight of the Yaqui—Description of Santiago and the Gold Regions. ..."

4. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1813)
"The Arab of mocha, in the mean time, is seen placed in a current of air, ... At the distance of about five hundred paces from mocha, the Jews who are ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"mocha lies upon the coast of Chili, in lat. 38° 28' south, twenty leagues north of Mono del Bonifacio, and opposite the Imperial river, from which it boars ..."

6. Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat: In the U. S by Edmund Roberts (1837)
"MAS-PALACE OF mocha- ... AT mocha-TRANSPARENT STONE—COLOUR OF THE RED SEA. I NOW proceed to give some account of Batavia, &c. Although this city is situated ..."

7. Coffee; from Plantation to Cup: A Brief History of Coffee Production and by Francis Beatty Thurber (1881)
"THE mocha BERRY. IN popular estimation Arabian coffee, known as mocha, ranks as the finest. For more than four centuries coffee-culture has been carried on ..."

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