choco

1 of 2

noun (1)

ˈchä(ˌ)kō,
ˈchȯ-
plural -s
Australia
: a conscript or a member of a militia in World War II

Choco

2 of 2

noun (2)

Cho·​co
chəˈkō
plural Choco or Chocos
1
a
: a people of northwestern Colombia and Panama
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Choco people, probably Cariban

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

short for chocolate soldier; probably from the new uniforms worn by recruits

Noun (2)

Spanish chocó, chocoa, chocoe, of American Indian origin

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“Choco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choco. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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