Definition of chocolate
- The boy stirred the chocolate before drinking it.
- The cake recipe calls for four squares of chocolate.
- gave her a box of chocolates
- The bird's plumage was a shade of chocolate.
The cake recipe calls for four squares of chocolate.
She gave me a box of chocolates for my birthday.
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First Known Use: 1604See Words from the same year
: a food that is made from cacao beans and that is eaten as candy or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods
: a candy made or covered with chocolate
: a dark brown color
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