cocoa bean
noun Date: 1855 cacao 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cocoa bean — Cocoa beans in a cacao pod Cocoa beans before roasting …   Wikipedia

  • cocoa bean — n the small seed of a tropical tree which is used to make cocoa …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cocoa bean — cocoa ,bean noun count the seed of the CACAO tree that is crushed to make cocoa …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cocoa bean — n CACAO (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • cocoa bean — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cocoa bean : singular cocoa bean plural cocoa beans the seed of the cacao tree that is crushed to make cocoa …   English dictionary

  • cocoa bean — noun seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate • Syn: ↑cacao bean • Hypernyms: ↑cacao, ↑cacao tree, ↑chocolate tree, ↑Theobroma cacao • Substance Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cocoa bean — noun seed of the cocoa plant; used to make chocolate, cocoa and cocoa butter …   Wiktionary

  • cocoa bean — co′coa bean n. pln cacao bean …   From formal English to slang

  • cocoa bean — noun (C) the small seed of a tropical tree, that is used to make cocoa …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cocoa bean. — See cacao bean. * * * …   Universalium

  • cocoa bean. — See cacao bean …   Useful english dictionary

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