alligator cacao


Definition of alligator cacao

: a cacao (Theobroma pentagona) cultivated in Central America

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First Known Use of alligator cacao

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alligator cacao

so called from the resemblance of the pod to alligator hide

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“Alligator cacao.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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