- powder made from cacao seeds that have been roasted and ground, with much of the fat (see cocoa butter) removed; pulverized chocolate
- a drink made by adding sugar and hot milk or hot water to this powder
- a reddish-yellow brown
Sp cacao, cacao
See cocoa in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. A powder made from cacao seeds after they have been fermented, roasted, shelled, ground, and freed of most of their fat.
b. A beverage made by mixing this powder with sugar in hot water or milk.
- A moderate brown to reddish brown.
Origin: Alteration (influenced by coco, coconut palm)
Origin: of cacao
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