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mocha

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒkə
 
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Definition of mocha in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A type of fine-quality coffee: [as modifier]: Kenyan, Colombian or mocha coffee
More example sentences
  • A whoosh of freshly ground mocha coffee hits the nose and then, once the wine hits your mouth, it's joined by black fruits, liquorice, spice and a spray of refreshing acidity.
  • The local coffee mocha (named after the town al-Mukha), became an important item in world trade.
  • Many grocery stores carry all kinds of ‘specialty coffees’ such as mint, mocha, or almond.
1.1A drink or flavouring made with mocha, typically with chocolate added: [count noun]: espresso kiosks serving mochas and cappuccinos
More example sentences
  • Not mention, I was horribly addicted to iced mochas and hot chocolates.
  • I drink café mochas at least four or five times a day.
  • Once people are used to going back to school and get back into more daily rituals, they will go back to lattes and mochas.
2A soft kind of leather made from sheepskin.

Origin

late 18th century: named after Mocha, a port in Yemen on the Red Sea, from where the coffee and leather were first shipped.

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