Definitions for: Cocoa

[n] powder of ground roasted cocao beans with most of the fat removed
[n] made from baking chocolate or cocoa powder and milk and sugar

Webster (1913) Definition: Co"coa (k[=o]"k[-o]), n., Cocoa palm Co"coa palm`
(p[aum]m`)[Sp. & Pg. coco cocoanut, in Sp. also, cocoa palm.
The Portuguese name is said to have been given from the
monkeylike face at the base of the nut, fr. Pg. coco a
bugbear, an ugly mask to frighten children. Cf., however, Gr.
koy^ki the cocoa palm and its fruit, ko`i:x, ko`i:kos, a kind
of Egyptian palm.] (Bot.)
A palm tree producing the cocoanut (Cocos nucifera). It
grows in nearly all tropical countries, attaining a height of
sixty or eighty feet. The trunk is without branches, and has
a tuft of leaves at the top, each being fifteen or twenty
feet in length, and at the base of these the nuts hang in
clusters; the cocoanut tree.

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.

Cocoa shells, the husks which separate from the cacao seeds
in preparing them for use.

Synonyms: chocolate, hot chocolate

See Also: beverage, cacao bean, cocoa, cocoa bean, criollo, drink, drinkable, food product, foodstuff, potable

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