Theobroma Cacao
Sterculiaceous Ster*cu`li*a"ceous, a. [NL. Sterculia, the typical genus, fr. L. Sterculius the deity that presided over manuring, from stercus dung. So called because one of the original species is fetid.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order ({Sterculiace[ae]}) of polypetalous exogenous plants, mostly tropical. The cacao ({Theobroma Cacao}) is the most useful plant of the order. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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