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Definition of Theobroma Cacao

Theobroma Cacao
Sterculiaceous Ster*cu`li*a"ceous, a. [NL. Sterculia, the typical genus, fr. L. Sterculius the deity that presided over manuring, from stercus dung. So called because one of the original species is fetid.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order (Sterculiace[ae]) of polypetalous exogenous plants, mostly tropical. The cacao (Theobroma Cacao) is the most useful plant of the order.
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Theobromine The`o*bro"mine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloidal ureide, C7H8N4O2, homologous with and resembling caffeine, produced artificially, and also extracted from cacao and chocolate (from Theobroma Cacao) as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also dimethyl xanthine.
Theobroma Cacao
Cacao Ca*ca"o, n. [Sp., fr. Mex. kakahuatl. Cf. Cocoa, Chocolate] (Bot.) 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.
Theobroma Cacao
Chocolate Choc"o*late, n. [Sp., fr. the Mexican name of the cacao. Cf. Cacao, Cocoa.] 1. A paste or cake composed of the roasted seeds of the Theobroma Cacao ground and mixed with other ingredients, usually sugar, and cinnamon or vanilla. 2. The beverage made by dissolving a portion of the paste or cake in boiling water or milk. Chocolate house, a house in which customers may be served with chocolate. Chocolate nut. See Cacao.

Meaning of Theobroma Cacao from wikipedia

- Theobroma cacao, also called the cacao tree and the cocoa tree, is a small (4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall) evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, native to the...
- economic importance. Theobroma angustifolium DC. Theobroma bicolor Humb. & Bonpl. – mocambo Theobroma cacao L. – cacao Theobroma canumanense Pires & Froes...
- common names, is a tree in the genus Theobroma (family Malvaceae), which also contains the better-known Theobroma cacao (cocoa tree). It is found in Central...
- koʊ/), which is also called the cacao bean or cacao (/kəˈkaʊ/), is the dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma cacao, from which cocoa solids (a mixture...
- Cacao may refer to: Theobroma cacao, a tropical evergreen tree Cocoa bean, the seed from the tree used to make chocolate Cacao, French Guiana Cacao, Carolina...
- "Characterization of cocoa butter extracted from Criollo cultivars of Theobroma cacao L.". Food Research International. 30 (9): 727–731. doi:10.1016/S0963-9969(98)00025-8...
- Theobroma grandiflorum, commonly known as cupuaçu, also spelled cupu****u, cupuazú, cupu ****u, or copoasu, is a tropical rainforest tree related to cacao...
- Togo A virus. Cacao swollen-shoot virus (CSSV) prin****lly infects Theobroma cacao (cacao tree) and has a major effect on crop yields. Within one year of...
- survivability of cacao plants in hot climates. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and fermented seeds of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao), a small...
- processed, typically sweetened food produced from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree. Its earliest do****ented use is by the Olmecs of south central...