cocoa butter
also cacao butter noun Date: 1868 a pale vegetable fat with a low melting point obtained from cacao beans

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  • cocoa butter — n. a yellowish white fat prepared from cacao seeds: used in pharmacy and in making cosmetics and chocolate candies * * * also called  theobroma oil        pale yellow, edible vegetable fat obtained from cocoa beans, having a mild chocolate… …   Universalium

  • cocoa butter — cocoa ,butter noun uncount a type of fat made from cocoa beans and used in making chocolate, COSMETICS, and soap …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cocoa butter — ► NOUN ▪ a fatty substance obtained from cocoa beans, used in making confectionery and cosmetics …   English terms dictionary

  • cocoa butter — or cacao butter n a pale vegetable fat obtained from cacao beans that is used in the manufacture of chocolate candy, in cosmetics as an emollient, and in pharmacy for making suppositories called also theobroma oil …   Medical dictionary

  • cocoa butter — cocoa .butter n [U] a fat obtained from the seeds of a tropical tree, used in making some ↑cosmetics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cocoa butter — n. a yellowish white fat prepared from cacao seeds: used in pharmacy and in making cosmetics and chocolate candies …   English World dictionary

  • cocoa butter — noun 1. a yellow white fat from cocoa beans • Hypernyms: ↑fat 2. the vegetable fat from the cacao that is extracted from chocolate liquor; the basis for white chocolate • Hypernyms: ↑chocolate • Substance Holonyms: ↑white chocolate * * * noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cocoa butter — kakavos aliejus statusas T sritis augaliniai riebalai apibrėžtis Iš tikrųjų kakavmedžių (Theobroma cacao) sėklų spaudžiamas aliejus. atitikmenys: angl. cocoa butter vok. Kakaobutter, f rus. какао масло pranc. beurre de cacao ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cocoa butter — noun The fat that is extracted from the cocoa bean to make chocolate; it has a relatively sharp melting point so does not feel greasy when eaten …   Wiktionary

  • cocoa butter — fatty substance produced from cocoa seeds …   English contemporary dictionary

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