Definitions for "Peaberry"
Keywords:  bean, coffee, cherry, guinea, varietal
A small round-shaped bean formed when the coffee cherry develops only one seed as opposed to the usual two.
Coffee fruit carries two seeds which face each other. When extracted and properly dried these are called coffee beans. On rare occasions (3 to 5% of the time) one of the two seeds aborts and the remaining one takes on a rounded peppercorn-like shape, called a peaberry. Peaberries can be sorted out and sold separately, often for a higher premium. They are not in themselves of higher quality than other beans.
a cherry which has one full round bean