Definition of Cocoa. Meaning of Cocoa. Synonyms of Cocoa

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Definition of Cocoa

Cocoa
Cocoa Co"coa (k[=o]"k[-o]), n., Cocoa palm Co"coa palm` (p[aum]m`)[Sp. & Pg. coco cocoanut, in Sp. also, cocoa palm. The Portuguese name is said to have been given from the monkeylike face at the base of the nut, fr. Pg. coco a bugbear, an ugly mask to frighten children. Cf., however, Gr. koy^ki the cocoa palm and its fruit, ko`i:x, ko`i:kos, a kind of Egyptian palm.] (Bot.) A palm tree producing the cocoanut (Cocos nucifera). It grows in nearly all tropical countries, attaining a height of sixty or eighty feet. The trunk is without branches, and has a tuft of leaves at the top, each being fifteen or twenty feet in length, and at the base of these the nuts hang in clusters; the cocoanut tree.
Cocoa
Cocoa Co"coa, n. [Corrupted fr. cacao.] 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. Cocoa shells, the husks which separate from the cacao seeds in preparing them for use.

Meaning of Cocoa from wikipedia

- the cocoa bean, including both cocoa butter and cocoa solids Cocoa butter, a pale yellow, edible vegetable fat extracted from the cocoa bean Cocoa solids...
- its two components: cocoa solids and cocoa butter. Baking chocolate, also called bitter chocolate, contains cocoa solids and cocoa butter in varying proportions...
- The cocoa bean or simply cocoa (/ˈkoʊ.koʊ/), which is also called the cacao bean or cacao (/kəˈkaʊ/), is the dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma...
- pharmaceuticals. Cocoa butter has a cocoa flavor and aroma. Its melting point is just below human body temperature. Cocoa butter is obtained from whole cocoa beans...
- Cocoa Beach is a city in Brevard County, Florida. The po****tion was 11,231 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville...
- Dry cocoa solids are the components of cocoa beans remaining after cocoa butter, the fat component, is extracted from chocolate liquor, roasted cocoa beans...
- Chocolate is a range of foods derived from cocoa (cacao), mixed with fat (e.g., cocoa butter) and finely powdered sugar to produce a solid confectionery...
- chocolate is a chocolate confection made from cocoa butter, sugar and milk solids. White chocolate doesn't contain cocoa solids, which are found in other types...
- CoCoA (Com****tions in Commutative Algebra) is a free computer algebra system developed by the University of Genova, Italy, used to compute with numbers...
- tropical regions of the Americas. Its seeds, cocoa beans, are used to make chocolate liquor, cocoa solids, cocoa butter and chocolate. Leaves are alternate...
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