Cacao definitions

kə-kou', -kā'ō
An evergreen tropical American tree (Theobroma cacao) having leathery, ellipsoid, ten-ribbed fruits borne on the trunks and older branches.
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The seed of this plant, used in making chocolate, cocoa, and cocoa butter.
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A tropical American tree (Theobroma cacao) of the sterculia family, bearing large, elliptical seedpods.
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The nutritious seeds (cacao beans) of this tree, from which cocoa and chocolate are made.
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A tree, Theobroma cacao, whose seed is used to make chocolate.
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This tree's seed, the cocoa bean.
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Origin of cacao

Via Spanish, from Nahuatl cacahuatl.