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a. A hardy species of coffee, Coffea canephora, of western Africa, widely cultivated for its commercially valuable seeds, often considered inferior to arabica seeds.
b. The beanlike seed of this plant.
2. The coffee brewed from the seeds of this plant.

[New Latin (Coffea) rōbusta, former species name of Coffea canēphora, from Latin, feminine of rōbustus, strong; see robust.]
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1. (Plants) a species of coffee tree, Coffea canephora
2. (Plants) coffee or coffee beans obtained from this plant
[from Latin rōbustus strong]
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