Cocoa Definition

kōkō
noun

Powder made from cacao seeds that have been roasted and ground, with much of the fat (see cocoa butter) removed; pulverized chocolate.

Webster's New World
A drink made by adding sugar and hot milk or hot water to this powder.
Webster's New World
A reddish-yellow brown.
Webster's New World
(countable) A cup or mug of this drink.
I like to watch TV with a cocoa.
Wiktionary

(dated) Another spelling of coco.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
drinking chocolatehot-chocolatechocolatehotbrownbeveragebeanassociated word: theobromine
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adjective
Of a light to medium brown colour, like that of cocoa powder.
Wiktionary
pronoun

(computing) An object-oriented programming API for Mac OS X.

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other
A raw-foods good whose futures are traded on the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange (CSCE), which is a subsidiary of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT). Futures and options contracts are traded on the CSCE, as well as other exchanges. One of the important reports followed by the industry is the quarterly cocoa grind report that is published by the Chocolate Manufacturers Assoc. of the U.S.A. and the New York Board of Trade. Cocoa contracts are traded by cocoa growers and chocolate processors in order to protect themselves against sharp price movements that could create a loss.
Webster's New World Finance

Other Word Forms of Cocoa

Noun

Singular:
cocoa
Plural:
cocoas

Origin of Cocoa

  • Alteration (influenced by obsolete coco coconut palm) of cacao

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Metathesis of Spanish cacao.

    From Wiktionary

  • See coco.

    From Wiktionary

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