Definition of mocha in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒkə


[mass noun]
  • 1A type of fine-quality coffee: [as modifier]: Kenyan, Colombian or mocha coffee
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    • 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
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    • 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.


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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