Coffee-berry

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Coffee-berry the fruit of the coffee-tree
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Turk. qahveh—Ar. qahwah, orig. meaning wine.

Usage

In literature:

I never gave Berry and the others a thought till I had eaten my lunch and was musing over my coffee with a cigarette.
"The Brother of Daphne" by Dornford Yates
Standing by the writing-table was a tall, thin man, his gaunt face brown as a coffee-berry and his steely gray eyes fixed upon me.
"The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu" by Sax Rohmer
Some cups of the infusion of elder-berries, which took the place of coffee, had been served by Neb.
"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne
Brown as a coffee-berry, and rolling in money.
"The Great Hunger" by Johan Bojer
Such coffee-yes, a real aroma of the berry!
"That Fortune" by Charles Dudley Warner
A Spaniard living near Sagada says this animal eats his coffee berries.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
I saw him, jolly and tarry and brown as a coffee-berry.
"Jo's Boys" by Louisa May Alcott
It will be found best to re-roast coffee berries in the oven if you have not got a proper coffee-roaster.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
The berries are often plucked of unequal ripeness, which must greatly injure the quality of the coffee.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Each tree bears an enormous number of coffee-berries; a single tree is said to have yielded sixteen pounds!
"Topsy-Turvy Land" by Samuel M. Zwemer
Jamaica coffee is of an excellent quality; the berries, it is said, if kept two years, being equal to the best Mocha.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. IV. October, 1863, No. IV." by Various
The berry of the coffee-tree, a native of Arabia.
"A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery" by Benziger Brothers
The coffee is always issued in the green berry.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
Coffee is made from the berries of coffee-arabica, which are dried, roasted and browned.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
Coffee should be prepared by adding cold water to the ground berry, and raising it slowly to the boiling point.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Standing by the writing-table was a tall thin man, his gaunt face brown as a coffee-berry and his steely grey eyes fixed upon me.
"The Devil Doctor" by Sax Rohmer
You know how the coffee berry looks.
"The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns" by Roger Thompson Finlay
Berries, ice cream and cake are frequently sufficient; coffee can be added.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
At an average of fifty berries to each primary there will be a yield of over one and a quarter pounds of clean coffee to the tree.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
Coffee had formerly been cultivated here, and a few bushes still grew wild, bearing fragrant white flowers or bright red berries.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
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In news:

Spend time tasting cordials made of peppermint or butterscotch or odd berries or coffee, or perhaps the whole cornucopia of cream liqueurs (mint chocolate chip.
"Male Berry Java" coffee hit the market at just the right moment in 1868, a time when advertising was entering the sensational suggestibility of the Victorian Age.
Starbucks Refreshers Ice Drink (green coffee extract drink) in berry or lime – FREE today from 12-3 PM.
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