Cocoa

Co"coa

, n. [Corrupted fr. cacao.] A preparation made from the seeds of the chocolate tree, and used in making, a beverage; also the beverage made from cocoa or cocoa shells.
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Cocoa shells, the husks which separate from the cacao seeds in preparing them for use.
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co"co*nut

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Co"coa*nut`

(k"k*nt`), n. 1. the edible white meat of a coconut{3}; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries.
Syn. -- coconut meat.
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2. the cocoa palm.
Syn. -- coconut palm, coco palm, coco, cocoa palm, coconut tree, Cocos nucifera.
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3. The large, hard-shelled oval nut of the cocoa palm. It has a fibrous husk containing a thick white fibrous meat much used as food, in confections, and in making oil. It has a central cavity filled (when fresh) with an agreeable milky liquid.
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Co`co*bo"lo

(?),

Co`co*bo"las

(?) }, n. [Sp. cocobolo.] (Bot.) A very beautiful and hard wood, obtained in the West India Islands. It is used in cabinetmaking, for the handles of tools, and for various fancy articles.
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