cocoa butter


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cocoa butter

n.
A yellowish-white fatty solid obtained from cacao seeds and used as an ingredient in cosmetics, tanning oils, chocolate, and soap. Also called cacao butter.

cocoa butter

n
(Cookery) a yellowish-white waxy solid that is obtained from cocoa beans and used for confectionery, soap, etc. Also called: cacao butter

co′coa but`ter


n.
a fatty substance obtained from the seeds of the cacao, used esp. in making soaps and cosmetics.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cocoa butter - a yellow-white fat from cocoa beans
fat - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
2.cocoa butter - the vegetable fat from the cacao that is extracted from chocolate liquor; the basis for white chocolate
chocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
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
Translations

cocoa butter

n manteca de cacao
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