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Meaning of COFFEE

Pronunciation:  'kofee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a medium to dark brown color
  2. [n]  a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
  3. [n]  a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
  4. [n]  any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans

COFFEE is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: burnt umber, chocolate, coffee tree, deep brown, umber
 See Also: Arabian coffee, beverage, brown, brownness, cafe au lait, cafe noir, cafe royale, caffein, caffeine, capuccino, chicory, chicory root, Coffea, Coffea arabica, Coffea canephora, Coffea liberica, Coffea robusta, coffee, coffee, coffee bean, coffee bean, coffee berry, coffee berry, coffee capuccino, coffee royal, coffee tree, decaf, decaffeinated coffee, demitasse, drink, drinkable, espresso, genus Coffea, ice coffee, iced coffee, Irish coffee, java, Liberian coffee, mocha, potable, Rio Nunez coffee, robusta coffee, seed, tree, Turkish coffee



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cof"fee\ (?; 115), n. [Turk. qahveh, Ar. qahuah wine,
coffee, a decoction of berries. Cf. {Caf['e]}.]
1. The ``beans'' or ``berries'' (pyrenes) obtained from the
   drupes of a small evergreen tree of the genus {Coffea},
   growing in Abyssinia, Arabia, Persia, and other warm
   regions of Asia and Africa, and also in tropical America.

2. The coffee tree.

Note: There are several species of the coffee tree, as,
      {Coffea Arabica}, {C. occidentalis}, and {C. Liberica}.
      The white, fragrant flowers grow in clusters at the
      root of the leaves, and the fruit is a red or purple
      cherrylike drupe, with sweet pulp, usually containing
      two pyrenes, commercially called ``beans'' or

3. The beverage made from the roasted and ground berry.

         They have in Turkey a drink called coffee. . . .
         This drink comforteth the brain and heart, and
         helpeth digestion.                    --Bacon.

Note: The use of coffee is said to have been introduced into
      England about 1650, when coffeehouses were opened in
      Oxford and London.

{Coffee bug} (Zo["o]l.), a species of scale insect ({Lecanium
   coff[ae]a}), often very injurious to the coffee tree.

{Coffee rat} (Zo["o]l.) See {Musang}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are drinking or need your coffee, suggests that you should gain some insight and knowledge before making a decision or tackling some project/relationship. You may be acting too hasty and need to slow down. Alternatively, it may imply a need for you to change your routine. Dreaming that you are drinking coffee with someone indicates that you might have feelings for that person. Seeing a coffee pot in your dream means hospitality and sharing of knowledge, hopes, concerns and/or ideas. It may also represent neighborliness, comfort, and companionship.