- a choice grade of coffee grown orig. in Arabia
- Informal any coffee
- a flavoring made from an infusion of coffee, or of coffee and chocolate
- a soft, velvety leather of Egyptian sheepskin, used esp. for gloves
- chocolate brown
Origin of mochaafter Mocha, seaport in Yemen
- flavored with coffee or coffee and chocolate
- a. A rich pungent Arabian coffee.b. Coffee of high quality.c. A coffee beverage flavored with milk, sugar, and cocoa.d. A serving of any of these beverages.
- A flavoring made of coffee mixed with chocolate.
- A soft, thin, suede-finished glove leather usually made from sheepskin.
- A dark olive brown.
Origin of mochaAfter Mocha , a town of southwest Yemen
(countable and uncountable, plural mochas)
- Of a dark brown colour, like that of mocha coffee.
From Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabic Ø§Ù„Ù…Ø®Ø§ (al-MukhÄ), due to its being a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.
The beans often had a chocolaty flavor, hence by extension came to refer to any coffee with a chocolate flavor, or any mixture of coffee and chocolate flavors, notably coffee with chocolate syrup added.