cocoa

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co·coa

noun \ˈkō-(ˌ)kō\

: 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

Full Definition of COCOA

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
:  cacao 2
3
:  a medium brown color

Examples of COCOA

  1. The recipe calls for three tablespoons of cocoa.

Origin of COCOA

modification of Spanish cacao
First Known Use: 1730

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Rhymes with COCOA

co·coa

noun \ˈkō-(ˌ)kō\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COCOA

1
: cacao 2
2
a : powdered ground roasted cacao beans from which a portion of the fat has been removed b : a beverage prepared by heating powdered cocoa with water or milk

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