cacao butter
variant of cocoa butter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cacao butter — var of COCOA BUTTER * * * cocoa butter [NF] the fat obtained from the roasted seed of Theobroma cacao; used in medicine as a suppository base and for softening and protecting the skin. Called also theobroma oil …   Medical dictionary

  • cacao butter — n. COCOA BUTTER * * * …   Universalium

  • cacao butter — n. COCOA BUTTER …   English World dictionary

  • cacao butter — variant of cocoa butter * * * cacao butter same as ↑cocoa butter (see under ↑cocoa). • • • Main Entry: ↑cacao * * * cacao butter, a yellowish white fat expressed from cacao seeds, used especially in making candy, soap, and cosmetics. Also, cocoa… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacao butter — fat extracted from cacao seeds (used in making soap, cosmetics, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cacao butter. — See cocoa butter. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • cacao butter — caca′o but ter n. cocoa butter • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • cacao butter — /kəˈkeɪoʊ bʌtə/ (say kuh kayoh butuh) noun → cocoa butter …   Australian English dictionary

  • cacao butter. — See cocoa butter. [1545 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacao powder — cacao powder, the product obtained after pressing out a portion of the cacao butter from roasted and shelled cacao beans and pulverizing the resultant hard mass …   Useful english dictionary

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