cacao

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ca·cao

noun \kə-ˈka, kə-ˈkā-(ˌ)ō\
plural cacaos

Definition of CACAO

1
: the dried partly fermented fatty seeds of a South American evergreen tree (Theobroma cacao of the family Sterculiaceae) that are used in making cocoa, chocolate, and cocoa butter—called also cacao bean, cocoa bean
2
: a tree having small yellowish flowers followed by fleshy pods with many seeds that bear cacao—called also chocolate tree

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