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Dictionary Definition



1 a governor in India during the Mogual empire [syn: nawab]
2 a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. an Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; a nawab
  2. In the context of "by extension": someone of great wealth or importance

Extensive Definition

Nabob is a brand of coffee produced by Kraft Foods and sold in Canada. The Nabob Coffee Company originated in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1896, and was purchased by Kraft in 1994. Nabob produces several different blends of coffee which are available in a typical Canadian supermarket. Beginning in 2006, Nabob has been the primary coffee brand for the Tassimo coffee maker in Canada.


Dark roasts

  • Nabob Full City Dark
  • Nabob Golden Java Sumatra
  • Nabob Espresso

Medium roasts

  • Nabob Breakfast Blend
  • Nabob Tradition
  • Nabob Tradition Swiss Water Decaffeinated
  • Nabob Summit 100% Colombian
  • Nabob Summit 100% Colombian Swiss Water Decaffeinated
  • Nabob Organic

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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