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co·coa

 (kō′kō)
n.
1.
a. A powder made from cacao seeds after they have been fermented, roasted, shelled, ground, and freed of most of their fat.
2. A moderate brown to reddish brown.

[Alteration (influenced by obsolete coco, coconut palm) of cacao.]

co′coa adj.

cocoa

(ˈkəʊkəʊ) or

cacao

n
1. (Cookery) a powder made from cocoa beans after they have been roasted, ground, and freed from most of their fatty oil
2. (Cookery) a hot or cold drink made from cocoa and milk or water
3. (Colours)
a. a light to moderate brown colour
b. (as adjective): cocoa paint.
[C18: altered from cacao]

co•coa

(ˈkoʊ koʊ)

n.
1. a powder made from roasted, husked, and ground cacao seeds from which much of the fat has been removed.
3. a beverage made by mixing cocoa powder with hot milk or water and sugar.
4. yellowish or reddish brown.
[1700–10; earlier cocao, cacoa, variant of cacao]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cocoa - a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugarcocoa - 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.cocoa - powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
cacao bean, cocoa bean - seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
chocolate, cocoa, drinking chocolate, hot chocolate - a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
criollo - cocoa of superior quality
Translations
كَاكَاوكاكاو: حبوب الكوكهمَشْروب الكوكَه
kakaokakaový bob
kakaochokolade
kakao
kaakaokaakaojauhe
kakao
kakaó
kakókakóduft
ココア
코코아
kakava
kakaokakao dzēriens
kakao
kakav
chokladkakao
ผงโกโก้
içeceğikakaokakao tozu
ca cao

cocoa

[ˈkəʊkəʊ]
A. Ncacao m; (= drink) → chocolate m
a cup of cocoauna taza de chocolate
B. CPD cocoa bean Ngrano m de cacao
cocoa butter Nmantequilla f de cacao
cocoa powder Ncacao m en polvo

cocoa

[ˈkəʊkəʊ] ncacao m
a cup of cocoa → une tasse de cacao cocoa buttercocoa bean ngrain m de cacaococoa butter nbeurre m de cacao

cocoa

nKakao m

cocoa

[ˈkəʊkəʊ] ncacao; (drink) → cioccolata calda

cocoa

(ˈkoukou) noun
1. (a powder made from) the crushed seeds of the cacao tree, used in making chocolate.
2. a drink made from the powder. a cup of cocoa.

cocoa

كَاكَاو kakao kakao Kakao κακάο cacao kaakao cacao kakao cacao ココア 코코아 cacao kakao kakao cacau порошок какао kakao ผงโกโก้ kakao ca cao 可可
References in classic literature ?
Twenty Eight,' said a gentleman in spectacles, who had not yet spoken, 'you complained last week, my good fellow, of the cocoa.
There is not a month in which the cocoa does not produce a bunch of nuts, from twenty to fifty.
And when scientific men are no longer called upon to go down to a depressing East End and distribute bad cocoa and worse blankets to starving people, they will have delightful leisure in which to devise wonderful and marvellous things for their own joy and the joy of everyone else.
And he told tales of blockade -long weeks of swaying at anchor, varied only by the departure and return of steamers that had used up their coal (there was no change for the sailing-ships); of gales and cold - cold that kept two hundred men, night and day, pounding and chopping at the ice on cable, blocks, and rigging, when the galley was as red-hot as the fort's shot, and men drank cocoa by the bucket.
But first of all it was necessary to make our arrangements with the faithful negro, who appeared presently on the pinnacle with a number of tins of cocoa and biscuits, which he tossed over to us.
If you had been good and had gone back to your office, I would have brought you down some cake and cocoa.
The general, between his cocoa and his newspaper, had luckily no leisure for noticing her; but to the other two her distress was equally visible.
They ate very simply, but she liked to take a long time to buy the few things they needed; she could not be bothered to cook anything for her dinner, but made herself some cocoa and ate bread and butter; then she took the baby out in the gocart, and when she came in spent the rest of the afternoon in idleness.
Now, Watson, there is cocoa ready in the next room.
Butteridge's conception of an adequate equipment for a balloon ascent: a hamper which included a game pie, a Roman pie, a cold fowl, tomatoes, lettuce, ham sandwiches, shrimp sandwiches, a large cake, knives and forks and paper plates, self-heating tins of coffee and cocoa, bread, butter, and marmalade, several carefully packed bottles of champagne, bottles of Perrier water, and a big jar of water for washing, a portfolio, maps, and a compass, a rucksack containing a number of conveniences, including curling-tongs and hair-pins,, a cap with ear-flaps, and so forth.
She was back soon with five steaming cups of cocoa upon a tray.
He led me into the Savaii plantation and the cocoa venture on Upolu.