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 for coffee
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coffee \Cof"fee\ (k[add]"f[-e]; k[o^]f"f[-e]; 115), n. [Turk.
     qahveh, Ar. qahuah wine, coffee, a decoction of berries. Cf.
     1. The "beans" or "berries" (pyrenes) obtained from the
        drupes of a small evergreen tree of the genus Coffea,
        growing in Abyssinia, Arabia, Persia, and other warm
        regions of Asia and Africa, and also in tropical America.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     2. The coffee tree.
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     Note: There are several species of the coffee tree, as,
           Coffea Arabica, Coffea canephora, Coffea
           occidentalis, and Coffea Liberica. The white,
           fragrant flowers grow in clusters at the root of the
           leaves, and the fruit is a red or purple cherrylike
           drupe, with sweet pulp, usually containing two pyrenes,
           commercially called "beans" or "berries".
           [1913 Webster]
     3. The beverage made by decoction of the roasted and ground
        berry of the coffee tree.
        [1913 Webster]
              They have in Turkey a drink called coffee. . . .
              This drink comforteth the brain and heart, and
              helpeth digestion.                    --Bacon.
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     4. a cup of coffee[3], especially one served in a restaurant;
        as, we each had two donuts and a coffee; three coffees to
     5. a social gathering at which coffee is served, with
        optional other foods or refreshments.
     6. a color ranging from medium brown to dark brown.
     Note: The use of coffee is said to have been introduced into
           England about 1650, when coffeehouses were opened in
           Oxford and London.
           [1913 Webster]
     Coffee bug (Zool.), a species of scale insect ({Lecanium
        coff[ae]a), often very injurious to the coffee tree.
     Coffee rat (Zool.) See Musang.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee
           beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee" [syn: coffee, java]
      2: any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical
         Old World yielding coffee beans [syn: coffee, coffee
      3: a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee [syn:
         coffee bean, coffee berry, coffee]
      4: a medium brown to dark-brown color [syn: chocolate,
         coffee, deep brown, umber, burnt umber]

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Coffee -- U.S. County in Alabama
     Population (2000):    43615
     Housing Units (2000): 19837
     Land area (2000):     678.990152 sq. miles (1758.576346 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.488301 sq. miles (3.854683 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    680.478453 sq. miles (1762.431029 sq. km)
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             31.378987 N, 85.956841 W
      Coffee, AL
      Coffee County
      Coffee County, AL

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Coffee -- U.S. County in Tennessee
     Population (2000):    48014
     Housing Units (2000): 20746
     Land area (2000):     428.843616 sq. miles (1110.699819 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    5.619704 sq. miles (14.554967 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    434.463320 sq. miles (1125.254786 sq. km)
     Located within:       Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
     Location:             35.465790 N, 86.115771 W
      Coffee, TN
      Coffee County
      Coffee County, TN

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Coffee -- U.S. County in Georgia
     Population (2000):    37413
     Housing Units (2000): 15610
     Land area (2000):     598.896007 sq. miles (1551.133471 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    3.716715 sq. miles (9.626248 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    602.612722 sq. miles (1560.759719 sq. km)
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             31.537784 N, 82.839769 W
      Coffee, GA
      Coffee County
      Coffee County, GA

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