choco

noun \ˈchä(ˌ)kō, ˈchȯ-\

Definition of choco

plural

-s

Australia

  1. :  a conscript or a member of a militia in World War II

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Origin and Etymology of choco

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


Choco

noun Cho·co \chəˈkō\

Definition of Choco

plural

Choco

or

Chocos

  1. 1a :  a people of northwestern Colombia and Panama b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Choco people, probably Cariban

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Origin and Etymology of choco

Spanish chocó, chocoa, chocoe, of American Indian origin


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