Medical Dictionary

cocoa butter

noun

Medical Definition of COCOA BUTTER

:  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

cocoa butter or cacao butter

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