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cocoa bean

n.
See cacao.

cocoa bean

n
(Cookery) the seed of the cacao. Also called: cacao bean

caca′o

(or co′coa) bean`


n.
a seed of the cacao tree.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cocoa bean - seed of the cacao treecocoa bean - seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
chocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
cocoa - powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
creme de cacao - sweet liqueur flavored with vanilla and cacao beans
cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beans
Translations
kakaobønne
kakaobønne
kakaoböna

cocoa bean

nKakaobohne f
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