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peaberry

Syllabification: pea·ber·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈpēˌberē
 
/

Definition of peaberry in English:

noun (plural peaberries)

A coffee berry containing one rounded seed instead of the usual two, through nonfertilization of one ovule or subsequent abortion. Such beans are esteemed for their fine, strong flavor.
Example sentences
  • She ceased to take her peaberry coffee at the window facing the barren garden.
  • It is from 100 per cent washed peaberry Arabica beans.

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