cacao nib

noun

variants or cocoa nib
: a piece of a cacao bean that has been roasted, dried, dehusked, and degermed
usually used in plural

Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cacao nib was in 1802

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“Cacao nib.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacao%20nib. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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