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mo·cha

 (mō′kə)
n.
1.
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.
2. A flavoring made of coffee mixed with chocolate.
3. A soft, thin, suede-finished glove leather usually made from sheepskin.
4. A dark olive brown.

[After Mocha, a town of southwest Yemen.]

mo′cha adj.

mocha

(ˈmɒkə)
n
1. (Cookery) a strongly flavoured dark brown coffee originally imported from Arabia
2. (Cookery) a flavouring made from coffee and chocolate
3. (Tanning) a soft glove leather with a suede finish, made from goatskin or sheepskin
4. (Colours)
a. a dark brown colour
b. (as adjective): mocha shoes.

Mocha

(ˈmɒkə) or

Mokha

n
(Placename) a port in Yemen, on the Red Sea; in the former North Yemen until 1990: formerly important for the export of Arabian coffee. Pop: 14 562 (2005 est)

mo•cha

(ˈmoʊ kə)

n.
1. (cap.) Also, Mukha. a seaport in the Republic of Yemen, on the Red Sea. 25,000.
2. a choice variety of coffee, orig. grown in Arabia.
3. a flavoring obtained by blending coffee with chocolate.
4. a brownish chocolate color.
5. a fine grade of soft leather with a suedelike finish.
[1765–75 for definition 2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mocha - soft suede glove leather from goatskinmocha - soft suede glove leather from goatskin
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
2.mocha - a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolatemocha - a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
3.mocha - a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabiamocha - a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
4.mocha - a dark brown color
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
Translations

mocha

[ˈmɒkə] Nmoca m

mocha

nMokka m
References in classic literature ?
Meanwhile the Mongolia was pushing forward rapidly; on the 13th, Mocha, surrounded by its ruined walls whereon date-trees were growing, was sighted, and on the mountains beyond were espied vast coffee-fields.
Requesting Phoebe to roast some coffee,--which she casually observed was the real Mocha, and so long kept that each of the small berries ought to be worth its weight in gold,--the maiden lady heaped fuel into the vast receptacle of the ancient fireplace in such quantity as soon to drive the lingering dusk out of the kitchen.
The vapor of the broiled fish arose like incense from the shrine of a barbarian idol, while the fragrance of the Mocha might have gratified the nostrils of a tutelary Lar, or whatever power has scope over a modern breakfast-table.
It is just to mix equal quantities of Mocha, of Bourbon coffee, and of Rio Nunez.
Bounderby, the two gentlemen at this present moment walking through Coketown, and both eminently practical, who could, on occasion, furnish more tabular statements derived from their own personal experience, and illustrated by cases they had known and seen, from which it clearly appeared - in short, it was the only clear thing in the case - that these same people were a bad lot altogether, gentlemen; that do what you would for them they were never thankful for it, gentlemen; that they were restless, gentlemen; that they never knew what they wanted; that they lived upon the best, and bought fresh butter; and insisted on Mocha coffee, and rejected all but prime parts of meat, and yet were eternally dissatisfied and unmanageable.
The 8th of February, from the first dawn of day, Mocha came in sight, now a ruined town, whose walls would fall at a gunshot, yet which shelters here and there some verdant date-trees; once an important city, containing six public markets, and twenty-six mosques, and whose walls, defended by fourteen forts, formed a girdle of two miles in circumference.
Ako naman talaga ay naniniwala ako na mas modelo talaga si Mocha Uson para sa ating kababaihan (I believe that Mocha Uson is a model for our women),"Roque said during an interview posted on Facebook.
Khalil Yaseen Ahmad stepped on the landmine while playing with his brothers near the family home in the Raiwais village of Mocha district along the Red Sea Coast.
Now, after decades of neglect, Mocha Parade in Lower Broughton is to be bulldozed and replaced by new stores - possibly including a Lidl - and a health centre.
Takeaway coffees we looked at can stretch from having almost 0 kcal - like an Americano from Pret, to the 469 packed into a large 'massimo' mocha from Costa.
Add vanilla bean powder, java chips, white mocha syrup and classic syrup with an espresso shot.
Inseparable from his teenage owner Linus Kirkwood, Mocha waits eagerly for him to finish school every day and constantly follows him around the house.