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cocoa butter

noun

Simple Definition of cocoa butter

  • : a pale fat made from cocoa beans that is used in making chocolate and in various products (such as soaps and skin lotions)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cocoa butter

  1. :  a pale vegetable fat with a low melting point obtained from cacao beans

1868

First Known Use of cocoa butter

1868

Variants of cocoa butter

also

cacao butter


Medical Dictionary

cocoa butter

noun

Medical Definition of cocoa butter

  1. :  a pale vegetable fat obtained from cacao beans that is used in the manufacture of chocolate candy, in cosmetics as an emollient, and in pharmacy for making suppositories—called also theobroma oil



Variants of cocoa butter

or

cacao butter


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