mocha

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mocha a dark brown color
    • n mocha a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
    • n mocha a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate
    • n mocha soft suede glove leather from goatskin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the 14th century, the Arabs started to cultivate coffee plants. The first commercially grown and harvested coffee originated in the Arabian Peninsula near the port of Mocha.
    • Mocha A color of a deep chocolate brown.
    • Mocha A flavoring made from an infusion of coffee or of a combination of coffee with chocolate or cocoa.
    • Mocha A seaport town of Yemen, on the Red Sea, also spelled Mukha.
    • Mocha A variety of coffee originally brought from Mocha.
    • Mocha An Abyssinian weight, equivalent to a Troy grain.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mocha A choice quality of coffee, properly that produced in Yemen in Arabia, Mocha being its port. The mocha of general commerce, however, is obtained from other sources. The kernels are smaller than in other varieties.
    • n mocha One of certain geometrid moths, notably of the genus Ephyra, having somewhat the color of burnt coffee: as, the dingy mocha, E. orbicularia; the birch mocha, E. pendularia.
    • n mocha A cat of a black color intermixed with brown: so called from the Mocha stone.
    • n mocha In glove-making:
    • n mocha A soft leather made from Arabian goatskins, nominally from Mocha.
    • n mocha Generally, a very soft sheepskin, tanned principally with oil.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mocha mō′ka a very fine kind of coffee produced in Arabia, and brought from Mocha, the port of Yemen.
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Usage

In literature:

Mocha and Java, mixed.
"Crowded Out o' Crofield" by William O. Stoddard
The two entered the cafe, sat down, and Merrihew ordered Mocha.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
After rounding Cape Horn, the "Essex" made her way northward along the desolate coast of Chili, until she reached the Island of Mocha.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Mocha, 156-159, 168, 193.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
The so-called Mocha coffee is a peaberry.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
A third knock brought a slight, wrinkled face to the door, its features aquiline, in coloring only the mildest of mocha.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Finally, he regained the coast of Chili; and cast anchor opposite the island of Mocha, which he found deserted.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Ice top with boiled icing flavored with one tablespoon of mocha extract.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
The Suede glove has a surface much like that of the Mocha.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
The former compares favourably with Mocha coffee.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

Upon a Turkish tabouret
In Dresden cups of peerless blue
Gleams on a pretty Cashmere tray
The fragrant Mocha's ebon hue.
"The Waif" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion Into Profit.
Enter to win a FREE copy of The Mocha Manual for Turning Your Passion Into Profit.
Mocha N' Motion Talks Treats, Business.
GUILDFORD, UK — Imagineer Systems (www.imagineersystems.com) has launched Mocha V.3.1, the latest version of its planar tracking utility.
Chili cook-off, haunted hayride, mocha nut cake madness.
Today through Oct 8 you can buy one Starbucks mocha , get one free at all Target Starbucks locations.
Salsa with Cafe Mocha , Live from the Albuquerque Museum Ampitheater.
Young Cupids dress up Mocha Motts for Valentine's Day.
Dreamcakes Bakery's Caramel Mocha Sea Salt Cupcakes.
Caramel Mocha Sea Salt Cupcakes.
Mocha Pudding, from Andrew Carmellini's American Flavor.
Charles, Mocha , Petunia & Lynnard.
WBLS Cafè Mocha radio Show Celebrates Three Female Pioneers at Award Brunch April 30th, 2011.
He's putting it to good use as chef-owner of Local Mocha Cafe in Pukalani.
But in Africa, $7 can mean the difference between life and death, and one organization — the Mocha Club — is.
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In science:

This language, defined by Alur and Henzinger in is used as input of the Mocha model checkers and its variants [2, 4].
Uniform Random Sampling of Traces in Very Large Models
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