Origin of arabicaModL, species name from L, feminine of Arabicus, of Arabia
- a. A species of coffee, Coffea arabica, originating in Ethiopia and Yemen and widely cultivated for its high-quality, commercially valuable seeds.b. The beanlike seed of this plant.
- The coffee brewed from the seed of this plant.
Origin of arabicaNew Latin (Coffea) arabica species name from Latin feminine of Arabicus from Arabia from Greek Arabikos from Araps Arab- an Arab ; see Arab .