Coffee is a plant and the name of the drink that is made from this plant.
The English word "coffee" comes from the Dutch word, koffie. This word was in turn created from the Turkish kahve. Then, The Turkish pronunciation was derived from the Arabic qahwa. Etymology
From Ethiopia, coffee was said to have spread to Egypt and Yemen. The earliest credible evidence of either coffee drinking or knowledge of the coffee tree appears in the middle of the fifteenth century, in the Sufi monasteries of Yemen.
From Mocha, coffee spread to Egypt and North Africa by the 16th century.
Ethiopians may have been the first to recognize the coffee bean plant’s energizing effects.
By the 16th century, it had reached the rest of the Middle East, Persia, Turkey, and northern Africa. Coffee then spread to Italy, and to the rest of Europe, to Indonesia, and to the Americas.
The first coffeehouse in England was opened in by PasquaRosee, the servant of a trader in Turkish goods.
The first coffee plantation in Brazil was established in 1727 when Lt. Col. Francisco de MeloPalheta smuggled seeds from French Guiana.
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