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choko

(ˈtʃəʊkəʊ)
n, pl -kos
(Plants) the cucumber-like fruit of a tropical American cucurbitaceous vine, Sechium edule: eaten as a vegetable in the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand
[C18: from a Brazilian Indian name]
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One of Else's early memories is of her grandmother's cooking: "pale, green, slimy tasteless chokos and strangely smooth, flabby, damp little cakes.
Clearly Else had come a long way from choking down chokos and marginally successful fudge.