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cocoa

powder made from cacao seeds, a hot drink made from cocoa powder and milk
Not to be confused with:
coca – a South American tree with leaves that contain cocaine
coco – coconut or coconut palm
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

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.
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cocoa

[ˈkəʊkəʊ] ncacao m
a cup of cocoa → une tasse de cacao cocoa buttercocoa bean ngrain m de cacaococoa butter nbeurre m de cacao
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cocoa

nKakao m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cocoa

[ˈkəʊkəʊ] ncacao; (drink) → cioccolata calda
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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References in periodicals archive ?
Montezuma, the Aztec ruler (below), serves a cocoa drink called xocoatl (shoh-KWAH-tul), which means "bitter water," to Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes.
Aztecsand Mayasmadedark, unsweetened drink based on cocoa, which was called xocoatl. They seasoned it with chili peppers and added corn meal, but sugar was unknown to them.
The Aztecs roasted and ground the beans to make "xocoatl," a spicy energizing drink that purportedly had aphrodisiacal properties.
The Aztec called chocolate "xocoatl" meaning bitter water.