What does cacao mean?

Definitions for cacaokəˈkɑ oʊ, -ˈkeɪ oʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cacao.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    tropical American tree producing cacao beans


  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

  2. Origin: [Sp., fr. Mex. kakahuatl. Cf. Cocoa, Chocolate]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cacao

    ka-kā′o, ka-kä′o, n. the chocolate-tree, from the seeds of which chocolate is made. [Mex. cacauatl.]

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. cacao

    A type of cultivar, plant, seed and tree created and cultivated in various colors and species.

    Cacao is grown and cultivated for its flowers and seeds, cocoa and chocolate are produced with its produce.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacao in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacao in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Venezuela William Machado:

    We have nothing. We're not reaping any benefits from our harvest because we don't have buyers for the cacao.

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