cocoa butter

noun
variants: or less commonly
|Updated on: 24 Jul 2018

Definition of cocoa butter

: a pale vegetable fat with a low melting point obtained from cacao beans

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First Known Use of cocoa butter

1868

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COCOA BUTTER Defined for English Language Learners

cocoa butter

Definition of cocoa butter for English Language Learners

  • : a pale fat made from cocoa beans that is used in making chocolate and in various products (such as soaps and skin lotions)


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cocoa butter

noun
variants: or cacao butter

medical Definition of cocoa butter

: a pale vegetable fat obtained from cacao beans that is used in the manufacture of chocolate candy, in cosmetics as an emollient, and in pharmacy for making suppositories called also theobroma oil

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