Mocha is a high quality type of coffee made from a specific coffee bean. It's easily confused with the flavored drink also called a mocha, which combines coffee and chocolate.

Mocha coffee beans are from the plant species called Coffee arabica, and it was originally only grown in Mocha, Yemen. Most people who order mochas in coffee shops have a more complicated drink in mind: the hot or cold mixture of coffee or espresso, milk, and chocolate. Anything mocha flavored will echo this coffee-chocolate combination, while something mocha colored will be a similar brown shade.

Definitions of mocha
  1. noun
    a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
    synonyms: mocha coffee
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    type of:
    coffee, java
    a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
  2. noun
    a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate
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    type of:
    flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning
    something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  3. noun
    a dark brown color
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    type of:
    brown, brownness
    an orange of low brightness and saturation
  4. noun
    soft suede glove leather from goatskin
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    type of:
    an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
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