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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A powder made from roasted cacao seeds, used in making chocolate.

Usage examples (36)
  • The recipe called for one tablespoon of cocoa .
  • The four southern States of India fall within what we call a cocoa sweet spot in the world.
  • Sift in cocoa powder, followed by salt and flours.
  • Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain for more
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  • "Cacao" is a South American tree that produces seeds which are dried and used in making "cocoa," "coco" is the nut from the coconut tree, "cocoa" is a chocolate drink prepared from "cacao" beans, while a "koko" is a honey-eating bird of New Zealand.
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