Definitions for cacaokəˈkɑ oʊ, -ˈkeɪ oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao(noun)

    tropical American tree producing cacao beans

Wiktionary

  1. cacao(Noun)

    A tree, Theobroma cacao, whose seed is used to make chocolate.

  2. cacao(Noun)

    This tree's seed, the cocoa bean

  3. Origin: Via , from cacahuatl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cacao(noun)

    a small evergreen tree (Theobroma Cacao) of South America and the West Indies. Its fruit contains an edible pulp, inclosing seeds about the size of an almond, from which cocoa, chocolate, and broma are prepared

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cacao

    A tree of the family Sterculiaceae (or Byttneriaceae), usually Theobroma cacao, or its seeds, which after fermentation and roasting, yield cocoa and chocolate.


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