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The word "coffee" comes from the Arabic word for "wine."

Answer: True.

The English word “coffee” comes from the Dutch koffie, which came from the Turkish kahve, which is borrowed from the Arabic qahwa. Qahwa is a short form of qahhwat al-bun which means “wine of the bean.” In Europe, coffee was called “the wine of Arabia.” Fermenting the coffee berry is still done today in Ethiopia and some Arabian countries.

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