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choc·o·late

 (chô′kə-lĭt, chôk′lĭt, chŏk′-)
n.
1. Fermented, roasted, shelled, and ground cacao seeds, often combined with a sweetener or flavoring agent.
2. A beverage made by mixing water or milk with chocolate.
3. A small, chocolate-covered candy with a hard or soft center.
4. A grayish to deep reddish brown to deep grayish brown.
adj.
1. Made or flavored with chocolate: chocolate pudding.
2. Of a grayish to deep reddish brown to deep grayish brown.

[Spanish, from Nahuatl chicolātl, chocolātl, frothy beverage made from water, cornmeal, and ground cacao and kapok tree seeds : probably chicol-, chocol-, of unknown meaning and origin + ātl, water; see axolotl.]

choc·o·lat·y, choc·o·lat·ey (-lĭ-tē) adj.

chocolate

(ˈtʃɒkəlɪt; ˈtʃɒklɪt; -lət)
n
1. (Cookery) a food preparation made from roasted ground cacao seeds, usually sweetened and flavoured
2. (Cookery) a drink or sweetmeat made from this
3. (Colours)
a. a moderate to deep brown colour
b. (as adjective): a chocolate carpet.
[C17: from Spanish, from Aztec xocolatl, from xococ sour, bitter + atl water]
ˈchocolaty, ˈchocolatey adj

choc•o•late

(ˈtʃɔ kə lɪt, ˈtʃɒk ə-, ˈtʃɔk lɪt, ˈtʃɒk-)

n.
1. a preparation of the roasted, husked, and ground seeds of cacao, often sweetened and flavored, as with vanilla.
2. a candy made from or coated with such a preparation.
3. a syrup or flavoring made from such a preparation.
4. a hot or cold beverage made by dissolving such a preparation in milk or water.
5. a dark brown color.
adj.
6. made or flavored with chocolate.
7. having the color of chocolate; dark-brown.
[1595–1605; < Sp < Nahuatl chocolātl]
choc′o•lat•y, choc′o•lat•ey, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chocolate - a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugarchocolate - a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
cocoa - powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
2.chocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beanschocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
baking chocolate, bitter chocolate, cooking chocolate - pure unsweetened chocolate used in baking and icings and sauces and candy
chocolate candy - candy made with chocolate
chocolate liquor - the liquid or paste that is produced when cocoa beans are roasted and ground; the basis of all chocolate
cocoa butter - the vegetable fat from the cacao that is extracted from chocolate liquor; the basis for white chocolate
cocoa powder - the powdery remains of chocolate liquor after cocoa butter is removed; used in baking and in low fat and low calorie recipes and as a flavoring for ice cream
bittersweet chocolate, dark chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate - chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla; lecithin is usually added
couverture - chocolate that contains at least 32 percent cocoa butter
milk chocolate - chocolate made from chocolate liquor with sugar and cocoa butter and powdered milk solids and vanilla and (usually) lecithin; the most common form of chocolate for eating; used in chocolate candy and baking and coatings
white chocolate - a blend of cocoa butter and milk solids and sugar and vanilla; used in candy bars and baking and coatings; not technically chocolate because it contains no chocolate liquor
cacao bean, cocoa bean - seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
3.chocolate - a medium brown to dark-brown colorchocolate - a medium brown to dark-brown color  
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
Translations
شكولاتةشوكولاطهمَشْروب الشوكولاطَهمَصْنوعٌ مِنَ الشوكولاطه
čokoládačokoládový
chokoladechokolade-kop chokolade
ĉokoladaĉokolado
šokolaad
suklaasuklaakonvehtisuklaanruskeakonvehti
čokoladačokoladni
csokoládécsokoládébarnacsokoládés
coklat
súkkulaðisúkkulaîisúkkulaîi-
チョコレート
초콜릿
šokoladasšokoladinisšokoladinis saldainisšokolado gėrimas
šokolādešokolādes-šokolādes dzēriens
ciocolată
čokoládačokoládový
čokolada
čokoladaчоколада
choklad
ช็อกโกแลต
çikolataçikolatalıkakao
sô cô la

chocolate

[ˈtʃɒklɪt]
A. Nchocolate m; (= individual sweet) → bombón m
hot or drinking chocolatechocolate m caliente
a box of chocolatesuna caja de bombones or chocolatinas
B. CPD [biscuit, cake, egg] → de chocolate; [colour] (also chocolate brown) → (de color) chocolate
chocolate biscuit Ngalleta f de chocolate
chocolate éclair Nrelámpago m de chocolate

chocolate

[ˈtʃɒklət]
n
(= confectionery) → chocolat m
(= individual sweet) → chocolat m
(= drink) → chocolat m hot chocolate
(= colour) → chocolat m
modif [sauce, cake, ice cream] → au chocolat; [flavour] → (de) chocolat; [chip, powder] → de chocolat
a chocolate cake → un gâteau au chocolat
adj (= colour) → chocolat invchocolate bar nbarre f de chocolat, barre f au chocolatchocolate biscuit nbiscuit m au chocolatchocolate-box [ˈtʃɒklətbɒks] adj (= pretty) → trop joli(e)chocolate brown
nchocolat m
adjchocolat invchocolate chip cookie nbiscuit m aux pépites de chocolatchocolate drop npastille f au chocolatchocolate eclair néclair m au chocolat

chocolate

n
Schokolade f; (hot or drinking) chocolateSchokolade f, → Kakao m; a chocolateeine Praline
(= colour)Schokoladenbraun nt
adjSchokoladen-; (= chocolate-coloured)schokoladenbraun; chocolate puddingSchokoladenkuchen m; (= whip)Schokoladenpudding m; chocolate sauceSchokoladensoße f

chocolate

:
chocolate bar
n (= slab)Tafel fSchokolade; (= Mars® bar etc)Schokoladenriegel m
chocolate biscuit
chocolate box
chocolate-box
adj look, picturePostkarten-
chocolate cake
chocolate-coloured
adjschokoladenbraun
chocolate-flavoured
adjmit Schokoladengeschmack
chocolate fudge cake
nSchokoladencremetorte f
chocolate sauce

chocolate

[ˈtʃɒklɪt]
1. n (substance) → cioccolato, cioccolata; (individual sweet) → cioccolatino; (drink) → cioccolata
hot or drinking chocolate → cioccolata (calda)
2. adj (biscuit, cake) → al cioccolato; (egg) → di cioccolato; (colour) → (color) cioccolato inv

chocolate

(ˈtʃokəlit) noun
1. a paste made from the seeds of the cacao tree.
2. a sweet or drink made from it. Have a chocolate; a cup of chocolate.
adjective
of, made from, covered with, chocolate. chocolate ice-cream; chocolate biscuits.

chocolate

شكولاتة čokoláda chokolade Schokolade σοκολάτα chocolate suklaa chocolat čokolada cioccolata チョコレート 초콜릿 chocolade sjokolade czekolada chocolate шоколад choklad ช็อกโกแลต çikolata sô cô la 巧克力

chocolate

n. chocolate.

chocolate

n chocolate m
References in classic literature ?
I had a box of chocolate drops, and the picture I wanted to copy," said Amy, showing her mail.
Grandmother began to make the icing for a chocolate cake, and Otto again filled the house with the exciting, expectant song of the plane.
Victor had grown hilarious, and was attempting to tell an anecdote about a Mexican girl who served chocolate one winter in a restaurant in Dauphine Street.
In the morning, our breakfasts were put through the hole in the door, in small oblong-square tin pans, made to fit, and holding a pint of chocolate, with brown bread, and an iron spoon.
We did not buy any wooden images of the Lion, nor any ivory or ebony or marble or chalk or sugar or chocolate ones, or even any photographic slanders of him.
I liked bonbons too in those days, Miss Eyre, and I was croquant--(overlook the barbarism)--croquant chocolate comfits, and smoking alternately, watching meantime the equipages that rolled along the fashionable streets towards the neighbouring opera-house, when in an elegant close carriage drawn by a beautiful pair of English horses, and distinctly seen in the brilliant city-night, I recognised the'voiture' I had given Celine.
Monseigneur could swallow a great many things with ease, and was by some few sullen minds supposed to be rather rapidly swallowing France; but, his morning's chocolate could not so much as get into the throat of Monseigneur, without the aid of four strong men besides the Cook.
At nine o'clock the next morning his servant came in with a cup of chocolate on a tray and opened the shutters.
She pushed back her chocolate, sat up in bed and thought hard.
His sole expense therefore was for breakfast, invariably composed of a cup of chocolate, with bread and butter and fruits in their season.
My friend's countess had lighted a cigar for him; mine made chocolate for me, and wrote to me every day when we did not meet; his lady had come to spend three days with him at the risk of ruin to her reputation; mine had done even better, or worse, if you will have it so.
As to D'Artagnan, who as yet knew nobody in the capital, he only found one chocolate breakfast at the house of a priest of his own province, and one dinner at the house of a cornet of the Guards.