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cocoa

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noun co·coa \ˈkō-(ˌ)kō\

Simple Definition of cocoa

  • : a brown powder made from roasted cocoa beans that is used to give a chocolate flavor to foods

  • : a hot drink of milk or water mixed with cocoa

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cocoa

  1. 1 a :  powdered ground roasted cacao beans from which a portion of the fat has been removed b :  a beverage prepared by heating cocoa with water or milk

  2. 2 :  cacao 2

  3. 3 :  a medium brown color

Examples of cocoa in a sentence

  1. The recipe calls for three tablespoons of cocoa.



Origin and Etymology of cocoa

modification of Spanish cacao


First Known Use: 1730

Rhymes with cocoa



COCOA Defined for Kids

cocoa

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noun co·coa \ˈkō-kō\

Definition of cocoa for Students

  1. 1 :  a brown powder that is made from the roasted seeds (cocoa beans) of the cacao tree after some of its fat is removed and that is used to make chocolate

  2. 2 :  a hot drink made from cocoa powder mixed with water or milk




Medical Dictionary

cocoa

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noun co·coa \ˈkō-(ˌ)kō\

Medical Definition of cocoa

  1. 1:  cacao 2

  2. 2a:  powdered ground roasted cacao beans from which a portion of the fat has been removedb:  a beverage prepared by heating powdered cocoa with water or milk




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