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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 ?
If you had been good and had gone back to your office, I would have brought you down some cake and cocoa.
He knew perfectly well that long ere the dawn of day his whole soul would be crying out for cake, squealing frantically for cocoa.
If you go now it's just possible that I may--but I forgot, you don't like cocoa.
Master Bean was discoursing easily on cocoa, the processes whereby it was manufactured, and the remarkable distances which natives of Mexico had covered with it as their only food.
Very likely, if the truth were known, there was somebody below who passed him up regular supplies of cake and cocoa.
The girl upstairs had broken his heart, ruined his life, and practically compared him to Roland Bean, and his pride should have built up an impassable wall between them, but--she had cake and cocoa.
There is not a month in which the cocoa does not produce a bunch of nuts, from twenty to fifty.
He reduced his expenses by eating only one meal a day beside his breakfast; and he ate it, bread and butter and cocoa, at four so that it should last him till next morning.
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.
He found among other items several tins of liquid cocoa containing explicit directions for opening that he followed with minute care.
Mondelez International is a founding member of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative, in which 12 leading cocoa and chocolate companies will work, in partnership with others, to end deforestation in the cocoa supply chain.
And as a business, cocoa being a major commodity which we use in our supply chain as a chocolate company, it's very important for us to make sure right into the future we have a sustainable supply of cocoa.