from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coffee-plantation.
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They head out in the cafetal early in the morning and starting picking the berries with can range from a foot off the ground to around 10 feet depending of the age of the plant.
The vicinity of the _cafetal_ to a convenient place of embarcation, enters largely, of course, into the consideration of the planter when choosing a suitable locality.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
A _real_ dismisses the poor soul with a smile, and then begins the journey round the _cafetal_.
Foremost among them is the _cafetal_, or coffee-plantation, of
A summer moon rode high in a cloudless heaven, and far as eye could reach stretched the green wilderness of a Cuban _cafetal_.