What does cocoa mean?

Definitions for cocoa
ˈkoʊ koʊco·coa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cocoa, chocolate, hot chocolate, drinking chocolate(noun)

    a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot

  2. cocoa(noun)

    powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed


  1. cocoa(Noun)

    the dried and partially fermented fatty seeds of the cacao tree from which chocolate is made

    Etymology: Metathesis of cacao.

  2. cocoa(Noun)

    an unsweetened brown powder made from roasted, ground cocoa beans, used in making chocolate, and in cooking.

    Etymology: Metathesis of cacao.

  3. cocoa(Noun)

    a hot drink made with milk, cocoa powder, and sugar

    Do you like cocoa?

    Etymology: Metathesis of cacao.

  4. cocoa(Noun)

    a cup or mug of this drink

    I like to watch TV with a cocoa.

    Etymology: Metathesis of cacao.

  5. cocoa(Adjective)

    of a light to medium brown colour, like that of cocoa powder

    Etymology: Metathesis of cacao.

  6. Cocoa(ProperNoun)

    an object-oriented programming API for Mac OS X

    Etymology: Metathesis of cacao.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cocoa

    alt. of Cocoa palm

    Etymology: [Corrupted fr. cacao.]

  2. Cocoa(noun)

    a preparation made from the seeds of the chocolate tree, and used in making, a beverage; also the beverage made from cocoa or cocoa shells

    Etymology: [Corrupted fr. cacao.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cocoa

    kō′kō, n. the seed of the cacao or chocolate tree: a beverage made from the seeds crushed and ground. [A corr. of Cacao.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cocoa in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cocoa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cocoa in a Sentence

  1. Natalie Rizzo:

    Since chocolate has caffeine that may keep me awake, I opt for cocoa powder sprinkled on top of popcorn, this sweet and savory snack has just 40 calories per cup.

  2. Terrence Collingsworth:

    On behalf of current and former child slaves in the cocoa sector in West Africa, the plaintiffs hope their case will help to end this inhumane practice.

  3. Michiel Hendriksz:

    The guy in Saudi Arabia, with one push of a button he can slow down production and reduce supply to the market. But you cannot switch off cocoa production.

  4. Andi Asri:

    In order for my business to thrive I need farmers, that's the most important thing that we do as cocoa doctors; we mentor the farmers.

  5. Lazare Ake:

    There is good sun and rain, that's what the cocoa trees want, there are enough pods on the trees. This time is good for them.

Images & Illustrations of cocoa

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